Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Opening up Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, Gucci rolled out an elegant, '70s-inspired collection—with an emphasis on vivid solid colors and ruffled sleeves—that Suzy Menkes referred to as as "an orgy of gorgeousness." Designer Frida Giannini said the looks were meant to reflect "aristocratic purism."

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS

Gucci's Spring 2013 Collection: Bold, Brilliant and BeautifulS