Aug 21, 2017 | By WGSN Insider
JET SET OPULENCE
Milan: Gucci is an Italian national treasure, an iconic label that has prevailed for 90 years. Like many designers at Milan Fashion Week, Frida Giannini focused on the opulence and allure of the 1970s, the brand’s heyday. With a strong-shouldered suit as the foundation of the collection, along with touchable fabrics and a Rod Stewart soundtrack, the stage was set for a collection that evoked the house’s glam-luxe legacy.
Color: Brown / Dusty rose / Chalky grey / Camel / Slate blue
Key Items: One-button and double-breasted suits / Slim flare-leg pants / Shearling pea coat / Luxe aviator jacket / Exotic skin trench coat / Mohair sweater
Materials: Exotic skins like ostrich and crocodile / Shearling / Astrakhan, Mongolian lamb, fox fur / Sharkskin suiting / Velvet / Cashmere
Details + Trim: Exaggerated shoulders for jackets / Peak lapels / Fur collars
Accessories + Footwear: Leather roll-up briefcase / Patterned overnight bag / Wool fringe scarf / Two-toned shoes
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