Little Book of Gucci

Little Book of Gucci

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From its founding in Florence in 1921 as luggage supplier to the elite to its modern standing as purveyor of cult accessories and couture, the house of Gucci is a titan of the luxury fashion world. Over the last century, Gucci's signature leather goods and decadent garments have elegantly combined the understated with the opulent, united under the covetable double G logo.

Little Book of Gucci tells the story of the brand's beginnings as a luxury luggage and equestrian outfitter, recounting how the family overcame rifts and wartime hardship to be reborn as a giant of 1990s haute couture and, under Alessandro Michele's current stewardship, made its mark on streetwear and a new generation of fans. Over 100 gorgeously curated images showcase Gucci's edgy yet sensual designs, confirming its place as the most influential label of our times.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 125 x 180 x 17.78mm | 362.87g
  • Welbeck
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 7th ed.
  • 100 clr and b&w photos
  • 1787394581
  • 9781787394582
  • 10,916

Table of contents

Introduction * Guccio Gucci * The early years * Signature pieces * Going global * Tom Ford * Frida Giannini * Alessandro Michele - modern romance * A cult icon * Suggested reading * Index.
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About Karen Homer

Karen Homer is an established fashion journalist who worked as a fashion columnist for The Times and has contributed to the Telegraph, Harpers & Queen, Elle, World of Interiors and Vogue. She is the author of the Little Book of Dior and Things a Woman Should Know About Style. She lives in London.
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