Gucci Fall 2016 - Runway Review
February 29, 2016
In Alessandro Michele’s latest collection for the Italian house, which he called “Rhizomatic Scores,” therein included one-colored outfits to clashing print combinations and designs emblazoned with snake patterns. So what do you give the girls who can’t get enough of your incredibly vibrant and instantly iconic looks? More. More sweaters covered in quirky graphics, but this time they take new silhouettes, amped up with padded sleeves, ruffles, and fur. More pussy-bow blouses and dresses, only now splashed with psychedelic ‘60s-inspired patterns.
What’s new? Michele has collaborated with street artist GucciGhost, aka Trevor Andrew, who casually painted the brand’s logo — as is his signature — onto a midi skirt and the backs of jackets and featured his handwriting dripping down a luxe leather shopper. While some might look down upon the idea of “copying,” the Gucci team was in love with Andrew’s creations from the start. We can’t blame them — if possible, the prints add even more flavor to what’s surely one of the most vibrant runway debuts we’ve seen this season. Aside from the gimmick, models wore sequined skirts, tailored trouser suits, Chinese-style silk dresses, shiny brocade coats, capes, brightly colored tights and a range of hats. The looks were accessorized with an array of bags, platform heels and large glasses.