Begin with an imagined 17th-century map of affection, add a little shine, and finish it off with house signatures and you've got Alessandro Michele’s Spring 2016 womenswear collection at Gucci. But individuals exciting references and particulars aren’t the only real things individuals will be buzzing about postshow—find the relaxation from the event’s speaking points below.
Before the show began, visitors were buzzing concerning the invite, that was hands-embroidered inside a star–studded pink envelope.
Never be surprised should you haven’t heard about Michele’s inspiration. Like a pink leaflet on every chair described, the designer was inspired by Madeleine p Scudéry’s La Carte p Tendre, a roadmap that portrayed an imagined land of affection released in 1654. The map wasn't just an abstract reference, either—it turned up because the print on the sheer midi dress.
The leading row incorporated Gucci muses Charlotte now Casiraghi, Dakota Manley, and Karen Elson.
Salma Hayek seemed to be attending sporting Michele’s Resort 2016 collection, appearing alongside her husband, Kering Boss and chairman François-Henri Pinault.
The very first watch out would be a eco-friendly lace zip–front dress using the house’s signature forest eco-friendly and red-colored trim across the waist. Worn by new model Viola Podkopaeva, the appearance was capped served by fingerless mitts, several bracelets, and heeled loafer mules.
Shine and sequins were large motif around the catwalk, with a few of the standout looks creating trompe l’oeil ruffles and bows made from sequined fabric.
Gucci’s now legendary fur–lined loafers made an appearance around the runway for Spring 2016, showing their seasonless appeal, though a brand new shoe may have the style set clamoring: Michele’s double-platform T-straps.
A Surreal theme transported in to the house’s bags. While last season saw snakes and wild birds as embroidering around the classic Dionysus shape, this year is providing rhinestone lips and lightning bolts.