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If you didn’t know already, Gucci handbags are the hottest thing to come out of Italy since 1921. The brand have been dedicated to crafting beautiful bags since day one, and their knowledge and skill shows in their work. A Gucci handbag is an essential addition to any stylish, refined closet.
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All About Alessandro
Alessandro Michele is an Italian fashion designer who is currently the creative director of Gucci. Interested in fashion from a young age, Michele attended Accademia di Costume e di Moda in Rome where he achieved a degree in design. Upon graduating he went to work for Fendi, where he gained invaluable experience as a designer. He rose to become Senior Accessories Designer at Fendi before taking a job at Gucci in 2002 as a leather goods designer. In 2015 he was named creative director. He has won many accolades for his work in design, including International Fashion Designer of the Year award at the British Fashion Awards in 2015 and 2016. Today he continues his work with Gucci, guiding the brand to the top of 21st century fashion.
Ninety Years of Brilliant Bag-Making
Gucci was founded as a family-run leather accessories store in Florence, Italy in 1921. The popularity of the Gucci bag was apparent from day one. Guccio Gucci’s use of fine leather and keen eye for detail made his creations stand out, dominating every other handbag available. In a pre-WWII world Gucci began to grow, opening stores in Milan and Rome. The appeal of Gucci tote bags and handbags blossomed during the war, despite rationing and general war-time modesty. In 1953, the fashion house opened the doors of its first US store, which was sadly the same year Guccio Gucci passed away. Today, Gucci shoppers, totes and clutches remain the pinnacle of elite style under the creative eye of Alessandro Michele.
The Ultimate In Luxury Handbags
Considering the first collection Guccio Gucci ever designed was a line of travel bags, it’s safe to assume that over 90 years of designing bags has given the brand an edge over their competitors. Gucci have honed and shaped their aesthetic over the years through lines and lines of fabulous handbags. Crafted from luxe materials such as animal fur, leather and suede, the bags are molded into sleek shapes and embellished with refined metallic accents. A good chunk of their handbags are known for having the signature Gucci “G” symbol on the fabric or the clasps, Gucci’s calling card. A Gucci clutch bag or tote is a must-have for any bag lover - who wouldn’t want to own a bag from one of the finest bag-makers in the world?
Gucci Handbags Today
Gucci handbags continue to stay at the top of their game. The reliable, timeless bags have been spotted on the arms of Madonna, Camilla Belle and Reese Witherspoon amongst a host of other celebrities, proving they’re as relevant as ever.