Gucci Successfully Throws Together Milan Runway Show In the Wake of Frida's Sudden Departure

Today’s Gucci show was scheduled to be one of the last for former creative director Frida Giannini, until she left her post prematurely earlier this month. In response, the remaining design team was left scrambling to entirely reimagine the men’s collection, with only days to go before the show in Milan. And somehow, they pulled it off. In a complete redesign from Giannini’s Gucci, lead accessories designer (and a running contender to fill the now vacant creative director position) Alessandro Michele, changed the entire production from collection to show set to recasting every model just in time for the Men’s Fall/Winter 15/16 runway.

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