The Best Gucci Accessories For Fall 2015

When relatively unknown designer Alessandro Michele officially assumed the top spot at Gucci in January—following longtime creative director Frida Giannini—the notoriously fickle fashion crowd flipped for the changes he’s bringing to one of the most recognizable luxury brands on the planet. Since taking the reigns, Michele’s presented three collections that not only articulated his vision to a T, but also provided a much-needed shot in the arm for label, whose $4 billion sales have been more or less stagnant before Michele. While its status as a respected brand never wavered, Gucci’s coolness was virtually non-existent in a Wang,…

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Alexander Wang is Leaving Balenciaga: Report

Photo: Getty Images After three years as Creative Director of French fashion house Balenciaga, WWD is reporting that the label hasn’t renewed Alexander Wang‘s contract. To refresh your memory: The brand’s former head, Nicolas Ghesquiere, announced he’d be replacing Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton in October 2012, after 15 years at the helm, prompting a flurry of replacement rumors with designer Christopher Kane‘s name emerging at the top, following his departure from Versus. Wang was confirmed two weeks later.  The fashion crowd was torn on the decision—Wang was (and still is, essentially) primarily known for his…

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Gucci’s Alessandro Michele: These Are the Changes To Expect At Gucci

Photo: Getty Relatively unknown designer Alessandro Michele officially assumed the top creative spot at Gucci in January, following in the footsteps longtime Creative Director Frida Giannini. Ever since, the fashion crowd’s been wondering what changes are ahead for one of the most recognizable luxury brands on the planet. Since taking the reigns, Michele has presented three collections—a men’s line (reportedly put together by he and his design team in just five days), a romantic, highly-styled women’s collection which he showed in Milan last February, and most recently, a buzzy women’s Resort 2016 collection staged in New York City…

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