4 Things we Learned about #GucciCruise18 Collection

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If you’ve had a chance to check out the Gucci’s Twitter recently, then you’ve probably noticed that they’re diligently working on promotion of their new collection from Alessandro Michele called Gucci Cruise 18. This collection was featured late last year in Palazzo Pitti in the Italian Renaissance capital itself, Florence.

Some of Michele’s recent works include designing a custom-made gown for an Icelandic singer, Björk, for her video for the song The Gate, which was completely envisioned in the accordance with the singer’s eccentric personality and Scandinavian climate, yet the mastermind admits that the Gucci Cruise 18 is inspired solely by Greek and Roman mythologies. Either way, these are some things that we have learned about this collection, so we suggest you stop browse online dating sites hoping to date a cowboy and immerse into the world of haute couture instead…well, at least for the next couple of minutes.

#1 Jewelry abounds in Star Motifs and Pearls

All the girls love pearls, but it seems that star motifs have found their way to the statement jewelry too. And while the pearls are now adorning the most unexpected pieces such as rings, the golden stars are spreading circularly from the very centers of palm cuffs, following the divine symbolism behind the entire collection.

#2 Crystal Studded Butterfly is the leitmotif of the collection

Meticulously and flawlessly crafted jewelry is apparently an important part of the collection, and even the Gucci states so. This is precisely why it found a place in various pieces, including brooches, rings, palm cuffs and necklaces… All the while the variant of the same motif, the delicate golden butterfly is gracing the elegant and stylish leather wallets and clutches.

Look, even these silver ballet flats are following are following the spirit of the collection, except for the symbol in question is the bee, also one of the trademarks of the House.

#3 Footwear is going Retro

When it comes to footwear, there are many famous names who are continually getting the urge to revamp the classics. Gucci is no exception whatsoever and just by taking a look at these platform sole sneakers that are adorned with three rows of crystals, we can easily conclude they are unequivocally retro too. The bee, an unmistakable Gucci sign, is acting like a logo here.

#4 Expect the unexpected

From velvet coats with leather inserts to nerdy, oversized glasses and dramatic fur, Gucci acts like a true trendsetter indeed, so even though we’ve got the glimpse of the collection already, we feel like there is still so much to see, touch and discover. Form earthy complementary tones to strong geometric shapes and discreet and not so discreet Gucci emblems, one of the most famous houses in the world is obviously still capable of striking a nerve of dedicated fashionistas, in the most positive sense of the phrase of course.

What do you think of Gucci’s new collection? Yay or nay? Feel free to share your impressions in the comment section below!



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