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Looks from the Gucci Aria show, with 13 new looks added to the 100th-anniversary collection.

Financial

Can U.S. Consumers Keep Delivering Growth for Luxury Brands?

Gucci owner Kering rode a wave of U.S. luxury spending in the second quarter to deliver better-than-expected results.

clock July 27, 2021Joelle Diderich

Fashion Scoops

Graduate Hotels Launches Sweet Dreams Society

Studio space, mentoring and a stipend will be part of the program.

clock July 27, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Balenciaga did a range of accessories hacked from Gucci and its GG canvas.

Financial

Kering Net Profit Up 159.5% in H1 as U.S., Asia Sales Rebound

Organic sales at Gucci, which is celebrating its centenary, rose 86 percent in the second quarter, exceeding analysts’ expectations.

clock July 27, 2021Joelle Diderich

Amy Sherald, Kehinde Wiley and Steven Spielberg

Fashion Features

Gucci Sponsored LACMA Art + Film Gala Announces Honorees

The 10th annual event will honor groundbreaking artists and Obama portrait painters Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley, and legendary director Steven Spielberg.

clock July 21, 2021Booth Moore

100 Thieves x Gucci.

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Creating Backpacks for 100 Thieves Collab

Only 200 pieces are being made for the partnership that launches today.

clock July 19, 2021Jean E. Palmieri

Gucci Changemakers North America Scholars class of 2021

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Reveals 2021 Class of Changemakers North America Scholars

The 22 students representing HBCUs, community colleges, fashion schools and non-fashion schools in North America will receive up to $20,000.

clock July 8, 2021Obi Anyanwu

Looks from the Gucci Aria show, with 13 new looks added to the 100th-anniversary collection.

Environment

Gucci, Intesa Sanpaolo Partner to Facilitate Supply Chain’s Sustainability Development

The agreement will allow small and medium-sized companies in Gucci’s supply chain to benefit from financing lines and facilitated access to loans at better terms and conditions to launch their own sustainability, environmental and social development.

clock July 6, 2021Luisa Zargani

The Gucci archive space at Palazzo Settimanni in Florence, Italy.

Designer and Luxury

Gucci Unveils New Archives in Florence

Housed inside Palazzo Settimanni, the brand’s former headquarters in the city, the archive retraces the brand’s legacy in the year marking its 100th anniversary.

clock July 2, 2021Martino Carrera

A report by Changing Markets Foundation looked into the sustainability claims of major brands.

Materials

Synthetics Dominated Spring 2021 Collections, So What About Sustainability?

“Synthetics Anonymous” is a report challenging fossil fuel use in fashion analyzing 4,028 products on “sustainability credentials.”

clock July 1, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

A rendering of the Metajuku shopping district.

Business Features

Metajuku Shopping Center to Play Up Digital Wearables

The new Harajuku-inspired virtual shopping center has two anchor tenants.

clock June 29, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

Selena Kalvaria

Fashion Scoops

Gucci Americas Taps Selena Kalvaria as Senior VP, Brand Engagement

In her new role, she will lead the marketing and communications strategy for Gucci Americas.

clock June 28, 2021Lisa Lockwood

Re.Verso

Business Features

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Fashion’s Many Lives

Re.Verso’s innovative Take Back Program is transforms Made in Italy culture and tradition into beautiful, zero waste materials.

clock June 28, 2021WWD Studios

The founders of Cocoon, 
Ceanne Fernandes Wong and Matt Heiman.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Kering Invests in Luxury Handbag Subscription Rental Service, Cocoon

Grégory Boutté, Kering’s chief client and digital officer, said the investment in Cocoon will enable the French luxury giant “to monitor new consumption habits and digital practices.”

clock June 24, 2021Samantha Conti

Looks from the Gucci Aria show, with 13 new looks added to the 100th-anniversary collection.

Fashion Show Reviews

Gucci Aria Show Replays in Shanghai

Stars including Lu Han and Ni Ni attended the show, which added 13 new looks to the Aria collection.

clock June 22, 2021Tiffany Ap

Brunello Cucinelli

Fashion Scoops

Brunello Cucinelli Concerned About No-Vax Choice

Brunello Cucinelli expressed his worries about the small percentage of employees who will choose not to be vaccinated.

clock June 19, 2021Luisa Zargani

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