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MILAN — It was a big moment. But when Alessandra Facchinetti showed her first collection for Gucci on Thursday, she did what she needed to do — continue on the course set by Tom Ford. The bold sexuality Gucci is known for was there, and...

MILAN — It was a big moment. But when Alessandra Facchinetti showed her first collection for Gucci on Thursday, she did what she needed to do — continue on the course set by Tom Ford. The bold sexuality Gucci is known for was there, and retailers were pleased that she showed many of the house’s signature looks, such as low-slung pants, corseted styles and little jackets. Here, a dramatic fringed skirt, worn with a satin jacket and silk top. For more on Gucci and spring, see today’s reviews.

This story first appeared in the October 1, 2004 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.