Barb From Stranger Things Is Gucci's Gaudy New Inspiration

Alessandro Michele grew up in the ’80s—the celebrated Gucci designer was born in 1972—so surely he remembers well the gaudiness people had to endure in the form of baubled sweaters and Max Headroom futurism. But this is a dude who never met a gaudy he didn’t like, so welcome to the Spring season of Gucci, which reads…

Dolce & Gabbana Made Cat Blanket Coats and Weird Justin Bieber Fan Tees for Fall 2017

Most of the reports about Dolce & Gabbana’s Fall 2017 show have to do with the casting—that largely, in lieu of typical models, the designers had an assortment of people like Lady Kitty Spencer (niece of Princess Diana), Sofia Richie, and Austin Mahone walk the runway, not-total randos with large social followings who…

Gucci Kicks Off Milan Fashion Week With Approximately 9 Million Articles of Clothing

Designer Alessandro Michele continues to do the same damn thing at Gucci, although it’s enjoyable enough. This season, Gucci’s first combined men’s and women’s show brought another overwhelmingly varied collection—dubbed “The Alchemist’s Garden” in show notes—made up of pleasantly clashing layers of vintage-inspired…

Philipp Plein's Spring 2017 Runway, Everybody: 'Alice in Ghettoland'

Fergie and Fat Joe opened and closed Philipp Plein’s Spring 2017 runway show in Milan, which I suppose is something like a cosign of his nu-Moschino-lite, washed-ass 2002 stereotype of what hip-hop fashion looks like. Titled “Alice in Ghettoland,” he staged models (including Paris Hilton) mean-mugging and draped in…

Watch Gucci's Graffiti-Inspired, Deleuzian Runway Show In Milan

This morning, WWD ran a great piece about how Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele tapped GucciGhost—aka musician and professional snowboarder Trouble Andrew, husband of Santigold—to lend an authentic street feel to his latest collection. Andrew, who’s been masquerading as GucciGhost for several years now, lent…