Alessandro Michele

The "Neither Nor: The challenge to the Labyrinth" exhibition mounted at the Italian Pavilion of the 2019 Venice Biennale.

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Sponsors Italian Pavilion at 2019 Venice Biennale

The exhibition, running May 11 to Nov. 24, will include the works of three contemporary Italian artists.

clock May 10, 2019Martino Carrera

Giovanni Giunchedi

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Richard Ginori Chairman and CEO Exits Company

Giovanni Giunchedi is succeeded ad interim by Mehdi Benabadji, chief operating officer of Kering, which controls the Italian porcelain company.

clock May 7, 2019Luisa Zargani

The "Gucci By Harmony Korine" book

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Releases Photo Book by Harmony Korine

The American film director shot the brand’s pre-fall 2019 collection in the archeological sites of Ercolano and Pompei.

clock May 2, 2019Alessandra Turra

The Notre-Dame cathedral is seen after the fire in Paris, . A catastrophic fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets belowNotre Dame Fire, Paris, France - 16 Apr 2019

Fashion Features

Designers on Notre-Dame

Many designers have an intimate relationship with Paris. WWD asked for their thoughts after the fire that stunned the world and nearly destroyed one of the city’s most enduring monuments, the cathedral of Notre-Dame.

clock April 16, 2019WWD Staff

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Designer and Luxury

ON STAFF: Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri Discusses Changemakers Project, Learning From Experience, Fostering Creativity

Gucci Changemakers seeks to achieve cultural diversity and awareness throughout its organization and activities globally, and includes a fund for a total of $5 million over five years and a $1.5 million four-year scholarship program in North America.

clock March 19, 2019Luisa Zargani

MILAN, ITALY - FEBRUARY 22: Andrew Bolton attends the Press Event for The Costume Institute's spring 2019 exhibition "Camp: Notes on Fashion" on February 22, 2019 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images for The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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‘Camp: Notes on Fashion’ Exhibit Presented in Milan

The exhibition will be held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute from May 9 to Sept. 8.

clock February 22, 2019Luisa Zargani

Gucci

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Launches Initiatives to Foster Cultural Diversity and Awareness

Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri has met with Dapper Dan and community leaders in Harlem, N.Y., and the company is set to hire new diverse candidates, set up multicultural scholarships, and launch awareness and exchange programs.

clock February 15, 2019Luisa Zargani

Marco Bizzarri

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Marco Bizzarri Discusses Blackface Controversy at Parsons

The Gucci ceo was in New York Wednesday evening for the Marvin Traub Lecture.

clock February 14, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Details at Gucci RTW Fall 2018

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Gucci’s Marco Bizzarri on Learning Amid Blackface Accusations

Gucci’s ceo talks exclusively to WWD as Alessandro Michele also broke his silence in a letter to the brand’s employees.

clock February 12, 2019Luisa Zargani

Details at Gucci RTW Fall 2018

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Issues Apology in Wake of Blackface Accusations

Responding to the online audience backlash, the company said it considers “diversity to be a fundamental value” and withdrew the sweater in question from sale.

clock February 7, 2019Martino Carrera

Richard Ginori

Business Features

Richard Ginori’s Renaissance

The storied Italian porcelain company, controlled by Kering, is aiming at a higher-end customer, investing in protecting its know-how and heritage while forging new collaborations and expanding globally, also through an online distribution.

clock January 8, 2019Luisa Zargani

Anna Magnani at her villa in San Felice Circeo, near Rome in 1955.

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Supports Photographer Paolo Di Paolo Retrospective Book

The Italian fashion house has teamed up with Rome’s MAXXI museum to publish the book in advance of Di Paolo’s monographic exhibition next March.

clock December 3, 2018Martino Carrera

Bridget Foley and Olivier RousteingWWD Apparel and Retail CEO Summit, New York, USA - 31 Oct 2018

People

Olivier Rousteing Champions Diversity, Inclusivity, Social Media and Couture

To coincide with the opening of a Paris flagship in January, Balmain will return to the couture schedule in Paris.

clock November 6, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Marco Bizzarri

Fashion Scoops

Marco Bizzarri on Tapping Alessandro Michele at Gucci

The connection was more emotional than rational, said the executive, who also pointed to a dose of sheer luck.

clock October 30, 2018Luisa Zargani

Gucci Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Gucci RTW Spring 2019

To complete Gucci’s celebration of France, Alessandro Michele was inspired by two stars of Italian experimental theater. No one ever said he’s linear thinker.

clock September 25, 2018Bridget Foley

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Theresa May announces her resignation outside No.10 Downing Street

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Theresa May Steps Down as U.K. Prime Minister, Pound Surges

clock May 24, 2019Fiona Ma

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