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Safilo’s Family of Brands: Gucci

The look: Large, mostly vintage frames are embellished with Gucci’s unmistakable bit and other iconic symbols, such as the crest or the metallic marina chain.

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WWD Milestones issue 03/23/2009

GUCCI

Launched: 1988 — one of the first designer-brand collections for Safilo.

The look: Large, mostly vintage frames are generally embellished with Gucci’s unmistakable bit and other iconic symbols, such as the crest or the metallic marina chain.

Key moment: Spring 2009, Gucci launched sunglasses with the Sixties Flora pattern,  revisiting it in a black-and-white graphic motif on the arms.

Famous fans: Madonna, Salma Hayek, Eva Longoria, Lenny Kravitz, Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige.

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