Alessandro Michele’s departure from Gucci marks the end of an epochal era at the label.
Things will change. There is anticipation and excitement at Gucci now. But who can push things further than Michele?
The brand had plateaued and digressed under Frida Giannini when Michele became CD in 2016.
Michele had the unenviable task of unifying and driving various threads.
Honor the marquee and consolidate traditional luxury markets.
Engage a younger demographic.
Dispel the Tom Ford shadow ghost that loomed over Giannini