Since Gucci announced it would enter the fine jewelry market last November, many have been waiting with bated breath to see what Creative Director Alessandro Michele would come up with. Now the debut collection has finally been unveiled and Michele’s longtime friend, singer Florence Welch fro

Gucci has announced a new initiative to bolster inclusivity with a new fund. The Kering-owned brand has launched Gucci Changemakers, a global program that supports industry change and fosters unity through community action. The news follows an earlier announcement of a long-term diversity and inclu

Gucci has finally revealed the site of its location for its Cruise 2020 runway show. Kering's hottest luxury brand will be showing at Rome's Capitoline Museums on May 28. Creative director Alessandro Michele chose this location because he wanted somewhere reminiscent of his childhood. The Museums a

See the Gucci Fall Winter 2019 collection live from the runway at the Gucci Hub in Milan. Source: Gucci, YouTube.

After last week's controversy over its high-necked balaclava sweater that evoked blackface imagery, Gucci is taking measures to ensure a similar mistake does not happen again. Both CEO Marco Bizzarri and creative director Alessandro Michele spoke out following the incident, calling it a "mistake" a

French luxury group Kering still has plenty of spring in its step despite cutting loose sneaker brand Puma, with Gucci grabbing the financial glamour with a profit margin nearing 40 percent. With the Stella McCartney, Volcom and Christopher Kane brands also off the books, the group saw sales

Gucci pulled a black polo neck sweater from its shops Thursday after it sparked comparisons with racially offensive golliwog and "blackface" imagery. The "balaclava jumper" can be pulled up to the eyes with the mouth visible through large red lips. "Happy Black History Month y'all," one Af

New York - Sneakers are already the most popular fashion item of 2019. According to research compiled by fashion search engine Lyst, one million shoppers look for a new pair of sneakers each month. The category drove in over 17,000 searches on Lyst in the past week. To keep up with the growing snea

International bank HSBC forecasts growth in the luxury sector to slow down from 9 percent in 2018 to 6 percent in 2019. But that isn't necessarily bad news. In a report titled Expecting the Unexpected, shared by email with FashionUnited, the bank said the main reason why it believes the sector is l

Say Au Revoir to Raf Simons at Calvin Klein. It was a short, albeit brilliant tenure of two years and four collections. The man even became the second designer in CFDA history to win the award for menswear and womenswear designer of the year, a feat only ever accomplished before by Calvin Klein him

The fashion and luxury industries are evolving at a faster rate than ever before, with key trends set to shape the industry in 2019. Compiled by the Luxury Institute’s global consulting unit Global Luxury Expert Network (GLEN), seven trends have been identified to help brands stay ahead of th

Before women's fashion month starts, FashionUnited will be taking one last stroll down the 2018 memory lane to review the handbags that dominated last year. With accessories being the bread and butter of many luxury brands from Dior to Louis Vuitton, having an in-demand handbag can be a serious mon

It’s safe to say that we all love a good fashion trend, and it seems like their popularity varies widely in different countries and regions. Now, with the help of Google, we can map out exactly which trends are popular, and where. FashionUnited has picked two of the hottest trending item of 2

Gucci is a huge part of popular culture in 2018. The iconic logo is displayed across celebrity instagram accounts and featured in popular songs like Lil Pump's "Gucci Gang." As millennials continue to make up a large portion of the consumer market, the way they spend their money has an impact. Mil

Gucci has opened its École de l’Amour, an innovative education programme designed to perpetuate the skills associated with the house’s artisanal craft and production in Florence. The Italian fashion house is offering various courses including Craftsmanship School, a six-month pr

Gucci will start selling fine jewelry from June or July next year, Kering’s CEO François-Henri Pinault told French newspaper Le Figaro in an interview published today. Set to be made in Italy, the collection will include 200 pieces featuring many different stones. “Alessandro Mi

More than 80 million shoppers from 120 countries used fashion search engine Lyst in 2018. But what were they looking for? One no longer has to wonder, for the company has published its annual report of the year's most-searched brands, products and trends. Turns out 2018 was “the year of meme

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Gucci is pleased to announce its 2018 Gift Giving campaign for the holiday season. Encompassing many different products, from jewellery to handbags, from shoes to fragrances, and from Décor to childrenswear, Gucci’s Gift Giving activity will be supported by extensive digital activity a

GUCCI DRESSES DAKOTA JOHNSON, LANA DEL REY, JARED LETO, A$AP ROCKY, SALMA HAYEK PINAULT AND MORE FOR THE EIGHTH ANNUAL LACMA ART+FILM GALA NOVEMBER 3, 2018, LOS ANGELES – This evening, Gucci was the presenter of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s (LACMA) eighth annual Art+Film Gala.

Kering said, its revenues in the third quarter of 2018, increased 27.6 percent as reported and 27.5 percent on a comparable basis to 3,402 million euros (3,903 million dollars), while Revenues at Gucci were up 34.9 percent as reported and 35.1 percent on a comparable basis. “We are extraordin

While Apple, Google and Amazon are once again the world’s most valuable brands, luxury labels were the biggest stars on this year’s Best Global Brands ranking, unveiled today by brand consultancy firm Interbrand. Published since 1999, the ranking attributes a monetary value to brands wi

Consumers born between 1981 and 1997, also known as the Millennial generation, are feeling positive about their personal finances. Consequently, they are planning on spending more on luxury. That’s according to a survey with over 3,000 respondents from the US, France, Italy and China, conduct

As Paris women's fashion week heads into the final straight, we look at what we have learned so far from the catwalk collections: It's all about purity, stupid Spring-summer collections are supposed to be about throwing open the windows to a world of colour and floral fancy, but Paris shows

Gucci Spring-Summer 2019 Show - Paris Fashion Week Source: FF Channel, YouTube.

Dior led Paris fashion week on a sensual dance Monday with a spectacular show woven around a new modern dance piece by choregrapher Sharon Eyal to kick off the nine-day extravaganza. Icily restrained models brushed past writhing dancers in a performance specially created by the acclaimed Isra

Milan, 21 September 2018 – For Cruise 2019, Gucci has created its own, surreal take on the legend of Noah’s Ark. Building on Gucci’s signature fascination with the natural world, the campaign pictures a rural community where animals and people co-exist in harmony. With a nod to th

Milan Fashion Week kicks off on Wednesday with cutting-edge couturiers taking over the city to present their women's ready-to-wear Spring/Summer 2019 collections, while doffing a collective cap to the environment. Following on the high heels of New York and London fashion weeks, and ahead of

September 17, 2018 - Gucci announces the opening of its Instagram Beauty account @guccibeauty. Guided by creative director Alessandro Michele’s vision of beauty, @guccibeauty launches its feed with a series of artworks that span across history, ethnicity, culture and geography - from lifelike

Elton John has commissioned Gucci’s creative director Alessandro Michele to create an entire stage wardrobe for his final tour, “Farewell Yellow Brick Road”. The briefing: to make the popstar look like the ultimate version of himself. “I can’t believe how sartorially c