Alessandro Michele says goodbye to Gucci: the latest twists of luxury firms, in detail


Nobody could have imagined that, after two decades in the hands of Gucci, Alessandro Michele would choose to announce his departure from the Italian house in question, thus putting an end to a stage that has only brought him joy in terms of work. refers. So much so that although in 2002 he was called by Tom Ford to sign for the firm after having worked at Fendi, The one in Rome rose in 2015 when he was appointed creative director of the house founded by Guccio Guccithus giving the starting signal to an era that marked the beginning of a new era as far as fashion is concerned.

There is no doubt that, to this day, Michele is considered one of the most charismatic and representative artists on a stylistic level, which is why little by little he was climbing within Gucci until he carried out a fundamental role that he made of the firm. what it is today. So much so, that at the beginning of the 2000s this brand was not considered one of the best in the luxury sector, but Alessandro knew how to get the most out of it to take it to the top and make all his items a hallmark for those who decide to take them.

Virgil Abloh posing at a Dior / Gtres event

Who also managed to mark a before and after in the high-quality textile industry was Virgil Abloh. The fashion designer passed away on November 28, 2021 in Chicago, leaving behind a timeless legacy within the world of fashion having been creative director of Louis Vuitton’s men’s collection since 2015, as well as executive director of the Off-White brand until his last breath. A totally normal and unpretentious person who made everything related to luxury understood in a totally different way, completely revolutionizing the market and also the streetwear.

On the other hand, it should be noted that, in 2020, the Italian firm Prada also made changes in its management by incorporating Raf Simons on the team and under co-director with Miuccia Prada. A professional who has full knowledge of fashion, femininity, evolution and romanticism, and has thus reflected them in the latest creations of the firm in question, becoming a benchmark.

Maria Grazia Chiuri at the end of one of her fashion shows / Gtres

In 2016 the history of Dior changed completely. The firm announced the appointment of Maria Grazia Chiuri as head of its creative direction after having gone through Valentino together with Pier Paoli Piccioli. A movement that has placed Maria at the top, being the first woman in charge of leading the legendary French brand thanks to her impeccable professional career, making Dior a firm with a clear feminist message that is reflected in each and every one of his garments, which have dazzled some of the best-known faces on the international scene.


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