NYPD Raid Just Made it a Lot Harder to Get a Cheap (Fake) Handbag

The NYPD raided a Queens warehouse Tuesday and seized over $2.2 million worth of counterfeit goods, potentially making Canal Street a lot less fun for tourists hunting for fake Michael Kors, or whatever. Displaying no sense of irony, the seizure was called "Operation Treasure Hunt." » 12/10/14 3:10pm 12/10/14 3:10pm

Gucci's Parent Company Is Now in the Croc-Watching Business

Because you simply cannot make high-end driving shoes out of canvas (perish the thought), the parent company of Gucci, Saint Laurent and other luxury brands is involving itself in the protection of Madagascar's Nile crocodiles. » 10/17/14 12:50pm 10/17/14 12:50pm

Gucci: For the Eccentric '70s Rock Star in You

Milan Fashion Week opened with a rather retro collection by Frida Giannini of Gucci: she channeled the early '70s with a sea of knits, suedes, cropped sailor trousers and marching band jackets. There was also a lot of denim — probably more than we're used to seeing on the runway, but, whatever, let denim have its day… » 9/18/14 12:50pm 9/18/14 12:50pm

Gucci, for the Sweet, Sexy Swinging '60s Miss Moneypenny in You

Over in Italy, Milan Fashion Week has kicked off, and today saw the fall 2014 collection from Gucci. Designer Frida Giannini's vision? Retro. Go-go boots and chunky furs channel the swinging '60s and hustling '70s. » 2/19/14 1:20pm 2/19/14 1:20pm

This Spring, Gucci Is Italian For Drapey and Hideous

London Fashion Week is over. Now it's Milan Fashion Week. IT NEVER ENDS. Today, the spring/summer 2014 collection went down the runway and, um, I hated it? It's slouchy and dark and sheer in weird places. There's one hot orange number that's fun, but the rest seems so misshapen negligee from the Salvation Army… » 9/18/13 3:00pm 9/18/13 3:00pm

Dior, Chanel, Prada, Gucci, YSL: Who's the Most Diverse?

We've written a lot over the years about the racial diversity of the American fashion industry — and particularly the diversity of the models cast to walk in New York fashion week — but less about the biggest brands headquartered in fashion's other three global centers: Paris, London, and Milan. With couture week… » 7/03/13 5:40pm 7/03/13 5:40pm

Gucci, for the Sexually-Charged Nocturnal Valkyrie in You

London Fashion Week is so yesterday. Now we're on to Milan Fashion Week. Today, Gucci presented the fall/winter 2013 collection, and it was dark, dangerous, sexy, kind of witchy, and very glam. Fluid silk skirts, tough leather dresses, and necklines so low you'd better polish your sternum. Click through to see… » 2/20/13 3:40pm 2/20/13 3:40pm

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

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." » 9/20/12 3:00pm 9/20/12 3:00pm

Designer Copies Last Year's Gucci Dress as if We Wouldn't Notice

Here we have pictures of two dresses. One, on the left, was made by Gucci, shown on the runway last spring, and worn by Jennifer Lopez to last year's Met Ball. It's a bright pink halter-neck chiffon gown, with long, trailing ties at the neck that can be tied up almost any which way you want. There's a vertical slit… » 1/24/12 4:25pm 1/24/12 4:25pm

Gucci Spring 2012, For The Angry, Yacht-Owning Flapper In You

So many fashion weeks! Now it's Milan's turn, and things kicked off yesterday with a moody, sparkly presentation for Gucci. Time to channel your inner pissed-off Italian lady who cruises the Mediterranean on her yacht with a scowl on her face and the Charleston in her heart. » 9/22/11 2:25pm 9/22/11 2:25pm

Did Gucci Defraud Rihanna Because She's Caribbean?

A former member of Gucci's legal team who is now suing the brand for racial discrimination alleges that once her boss found out Rihanna was from Barbados, he said that Gucci would find a way to bilk the star out of 30% of her fee for endorsing a line of accessories. "When [Gucci international tax counsel Stan]… » 6/06/11 12:25pm 6/06/11 12:25pm

Gucci Wants To Take You Dancing At Studio 54 This Fall

Gucci designer Frida Giannini showed a fall collection that owes a heavy debt to the '70s. It includes chiffon dresses, bell-bottomed suits, and lots and lots of fedoras.
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Does Oprah's New Sister Need To Be Approved By Gayle?

"Calvin Klein, Go Back In The Closet!"

The Biggest Fashion Stories Of 2010

The fashion industry in 2010 was rocked by everything from untimely deaths to unlikely unionization efforts. Money, sexual harassment, suicide, and shocking resignations: here's what changed fashion this year. [NSFW] » 12/25/10 4:44pm 12/25/10 4:44pm

Target Reneges On Promise To End Anti-Gay Donations

Kate Middleton's Wedding Attire As Imagined By Designers Who Will Never…

Who has a lot of opinions about what Kate Middleton should wear the day she becomes a princess? Designers, that's who! From Karl Lagerfeld, who favors "high boots," to Christian Lacroix, who designed an Elizabethan bodice, everyone has a fantasy. » 12/15/10 7:15pm 12/15/10 7:15pm

Mila Kunis, The Other Black Swan Star, Covers Nylon

Estée Lauder Signs Its First Black New Face In God Knows How Long

Angelina Jolie Lends Her Name To Crazy-Expensive Jewelry