Latest Alessandro Michele News

Gucci digitally outfits Gen-Z in metaverse foray with Roblox

Jun. 09, 2021 16:42 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Anyone whose virtual alter ego is wandering around the Roblox online game platform these days might run into other avatars sporting Gucci handbags, sunglasses or hats. The digital-only items were part of a limited Gucci collection for Roblox, a step by the...

Gucci marks 100 years with exhibit on Michele code-breaking

May. 14, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Alessandro Michele has radically shifted Gucci codes and challenged fashion norms in his 6½ years as creative director of the brand founded by Guccio Gucci as a travel bag company in Florence 100 years ago. To mark the centenary, Michele has...

Gucci celebrates 100 years with Michele's 'Aria' collection

Apr. 15, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele is celebrating the fashion house’s 100th anniversary this year, giving historic sweep to a collection unveiled virtually Thursday that embraced its equestrian heritage, borrowed references from the Tom Ford-era and outright stole...

Gucci heirs worry over family depiction in Ridley Scott film

Apr. 15, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — The great-grandchildren of Guccio Gucci, who founded the luxury fashion house that bears his name a century ago in Florence, are appealing to filmmaker Ridley Scott to respect their family’s legacy in a new film that focuses on a sensational murder. ...