gucci Gucci Spring 2012 | Milan Fashion Week

Gucci’s Androgynous Spring – Gucci was inspired by the early twentieth century art-deco era for its spring 2012 collection shown during the first day of major shows for Milan Fashion Week. For the new season, the Gucci woman looks ready for a cruise with sharp blazers, tailored pants, animal prints and cut-out bathing suits. Feminine yet androgynous, Gucci creative director Frida Giannini stuck to a dark color palette of black and white with metallic accents.

gucci1 Saskia de Brauw & Marique Schimmel in Gucci for <em>Interview</em> August 2011

Gucci Nature – This month’s issue of Interview puts the spotlight on Gucci and the label’s creative director, Frida Giannini. Interviewed by Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan, Giannini makes a connection between fashion and music among other industry revelations. The accompanying shoot lensed by Mert & Marcus stars models Saskia de Brauw and Marique Schimmel in Gucci’s seventies glam autumn collection with styling by fashion editor Karl Templer.

Giannini: Well, I always loved the look of musicians. I’ve always admired them because they have a look—when I was growing up, it seemed that the ones I liked didn’t need to have a stylist.

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guccicampaign2 Gucci Fall 2011 Campaign | Abbey Lee Kershaw, Joan Smalls, Emily Baker & Sigrid Agren by Mert & Marcus

Gucci Redux – Keeping in line with its pre-fall campaign, the latest advertisements from Gucci use projections and high gloss styling to sell the Gucci vision of glamour. Enlisting a large cast including Abbey Lee Kershaw, Joan Smalls, Emily Baker, Sigrid Agren, Lenz Von Johnston, Anthon Wellsjo and Duco Ferwerda, Mert & Marcus capture the gang luxuriating in a swanky setting for the autumn season.