Trend: Gucci goes Androgynous for Spring Gucci was inspired by the early twentieth century art-deco era for its spring 2012 collection with a little rock and roll thrown in. « I wanted to explore an optical side of femininity by creating a sculptural glamour for the Gucci women, » explains Creative Director Friday Giannini, « Fusing elements from the Gucci DNA.
Mirror embroidery recalling the skycrapers of a metropolis. High waists for pants with the masculine influence. Frog latches and jewel buttons and golden chains adorned the garments. A pavé of architectural embroidery, made by hand with metal elements, carved Plexiglass, prismatic crystals and baguettes overlapping for decor –sculpture.
Front Row : John Legend, Christy Teigen, Yang Mi, Carin Roitfeld, Stefano Tonchi, Francois-Henri Pinault, Bryan Boy, Franca Sozzani, Giovanna Battaglia, and Anna Dello Russo.
Show Notes :
Makeup : Pat McGrath, brought raccoon eyes back to the runway. The Gucci look was a combination of 20th century surrealist artist, Man Ray and punk pop star Debbie Harry, eybrows were bleached for tough street chic.
Swag : The Gucci woman looks ready for a cruise with sharp blazers, tailored pants, animal prints and cut-out bathing suits. Another trend spotted in New York and transported to Milan the Femme fetal of Metropolis, her Style Cartel characters from Blade Runner and Flapper girl meets Cleopatra . The The Great Gatsby is another reference for her style and attitude.