Gucci: Alessandro Michele: Sweaters and Jackets
Alessandro Michele has taken a romantic and eclectic direction in redefining luxury via Gucci. From ‘Horsebit’ loafers and ‘Dionysus’ bags to exquisite hand-finished dresses, the collections, under the direction of Alessandro Michele include some of fashion’s most sought-after pieces.
Reflecting Alessandro Michele’s “all inclusive romanticism”, the sweater is woven with rainbow stripes and applied with ‘Loved’ across the front. The center piece of the design is a sequined bengal tiger – a symbol that has come to define the Creative Director’s collections. The ribbed trims are flecked with metallic threads for subtle shimmer.
Under Alessandro Michele’s direction, the bomber jacket has become one of the coolest and most coveted pieces in fashion. This version is made in Italy from lustrous silk-twill and emblazoned with a patchwork of graphic and animal prints. It’s trimmed with Gucci’s signature web stripes with the word ‘Hollywood’ in gold sequined lettering on the back.
Animal motifs are center stage at Gucci for Spring ’17. This sweatshirt is made from black cotton-jersey appliquéd with a roaring tiger surrounded by sun rays – a symbol from the brand’s archives with the ‘Modern Future’ slogan in Old English lettering on the back.
For Resort ’17, Gucci embraces a “romanticized punk” spirit. This oversized hooded top is cut from distressed cotton-jersey with a roaring tiger appliqué is adorned with a mixture of embroidered and embellished flowers and turns to reveal ‘Blind for Love’ lettering – a popular sentiment with Alessandro Michele.