MILAN…Frida Giannini’s Gucci collection was definitely heavy on Russian folklore for F/W 08. Traditional prints, shaggy coats, peasant blouses and sash belts were reminiscent of the ’70s, with an obvious rocker edge. This richly layered collection will separate out into dozens of affordable items that will be appropriate for this uncertain market.

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