Alessandro Michele Travels the Globe from the Gucci Spring 2017 Runway

In fashion, travel is just part of the job, especially for the creative director of one of the hottest brands of the moment. “I hate to travel,” Alessandro Michele revealed backstage after the Gucci Spring 2017 Menswear show. “You don’t have to take a plane. You can just get on the subway.” While the designer has been jet setting all over Europe as of late—he just returned to Milan after showing his resort line in London—he explained he doesn’t need to travel physically to be inspired by the world. “You can travel in different ways,” he noted. “With a book, you can travel. If I change the tapestry of my chair, I sit and I travel.”

Marissa Stempien

Marissa Stempien is a freelance writer and editor with a focus on travel, fashion, lifestyle, and culture. Her work has been featured in a number of print and online publications including ABC News, Popsugar, Huffington Post, JustLuxe, Luxury Living and CityGirlGoneMom. Marissa is an avid traveler and is always looking to visit somewhere new or unexplored. Her unique lifestyle has given way to her...(Read More)

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