Gucci mixes fashion with sportswear at Milan Fashion Week return
MILAN, Feb 25 (Reuters) – Italian luxury label Gucci built a triumphant return to Milan Fashion Week on Friday, with a star-studded catwalk present that featured a new collaboration with sports manufacturer Adidas.
Pregnant songs star Rihanna and her lover, rapper A$AP Rocky, “Property of Gucci” actor Jared Leto and tennis winner Serena Williams have been amid the popular names at the catwalk present, Gucci’s very first at Milan Manner Week in two a long time.
Like other fashion residences, the label turned to electronic showcases soon after the get started of the COVID-19 pandemic. In November, it held an off-calendar catwalk show in Los Angeles.
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Walking a catwalk lined with mirrors, designs wore an array of trousers satisfies: unfastened, fitted, patterned, studded or with pointy shoulders. Some blazers ended up just one-shouldered. There have been nods to 1980s disco appears to be like with glowing suits or a shiny jumpsuit. Lace tops were frilled, shiny skirts slit.
Innovative director Alessandro Michele termed the assortment “Exquisite Gucci”.
“I use the metaphor of the magical mirror to approach the phantasmagorical electrical power of manner. A sacred ability that radiates from the floor of the materials. And there I work, on this tactile surface area, by way of cross references, alterations, loopholes and grafts,” he reported in clearly show notes.
“Juxtaposing worlds and meanings. Altering the security of notion. Manipulating and magnifying the existing. By way of these interventions, I rejoice the outfits as serious optical labs: magical devices that can give birth to fairy tales of metamorphosis and re-enchantment.”
Michele also revealed a collaboration with Adidas, with the sports activities brand’s brand and stripes showing up on blazers, extended attire with zipped corsets, trousers and headwear, which include swim cap-like hats and baseball caps with entrance and back visors. Components incorporated slim ties, berets and a wide array of bags.
Milan Style 7 days, which is mainly internet hosting in-particular person exhibits this time, runs till Feb. 28.
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Reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian editing by Jonathan Oatis
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