Weather
Monaco, MC
broken clouds
12.1 ° C
14 °
10.6 °
76%
4.1kmh
75%
Sat
15 °
Sun
15 °
Mon
16 °
Tue
15 °
Wed
16 °
Breaking News

Boy George makes world art debut in Monaco at G&M Design Gallery

Not sure what to give this holiday season? The #GucciGift book has...

Not sure what to give this holiday season? The #GucciGift book has you sorted

By Louis Pisano, Style - November 17, 2017

image1

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The decorations are going up all around the Principality, the snow-dusted Christmas trees have popped up around the Casino and there’s a festive feeling in the air as you walk down the avenue Princess Grace, Starbucks gingerbread latte in hand. Tis the season also for fashion goodies. Fashion goodies in the form of the annual Gucci “Gift Giving” campaign and holiday catalogue convincing us that crystal covered sweaters, furry bejewelled slippers, and cat print T-shirts are what’s missing from our lives and the lives of our loved ones this holiday season.

image2

Inspired by the tale of Icarus, Spanish artist Ignasi Monreal, who first collaborated with Gucci two years ago on their #GucciGram digital art project, wanted to convey a sense of Icarus flying too close to the sun and falling down into a Gucci-filled heaven. Over 80 illustrations featuring Gucci accessories and ready-to-wear updates from the Gucci Cruise 2018 collection interweave into a narrative spanning multiple influences and references from the Renaissance to Greek mythology. The 2017 Gucci Gift Book makes us dream by transporting us to an utterly surreal yet somehow familiar world: Hercules’ winged horse Pegasus kicks off its Gucci shoes in the Gucci office parking lot. Stick figures on street signs accessorise with Gucci bags. The world as we know it has been tipped on its head, shaken up and given the Alessandro Michele touch.

 

As well as the Gift Giving book, there will also be new interactive content on the Gucci App ranging from filters for your photos, holiday cards that can be customised and shared, and software to animate the new Gucci shop windows. The window installations will be reflective of the seasonal Gift Giving campaign with Renaissance inspired themes and excerpts of Lorenzo de’ Medici’s “A Song for Bacchus” poem while yellow temples and pink LED neon frames display the items.

In the Gucci world shopping isn’t a standalone experience. The experience begins before and continues after you make your purchase. This is not your run-of-the-mill holiday shopping. This is holiday shopping done the Gucci way, where everything has a deeper meaning. To know more about the Gucci Gift catalogue you can check out the Gucci.com homepage where #GucciGift has taken over.

 

Instagram sensation and style blogger Louis Pisano writes SuperficialLivingDiary.com. Article first published November 16, 2017. All images with permission from Gucci.


READ ALSO BY LOUIS

Your Guide to Erdem x H&M and where to shop it

shares
SHARE
Previous articlePrincely Family visit micro-nursery A Farandola
Next articleLive coverage of National Day

daily

Stephanie Horsman

Monaco’s National Day, celebrated on Tuesday, was filled with all wonderful pomp and ceremony the people of the Principality have come to expect, but this year, the crowds had even more. Everyone was positively enchanted by the nearly five-year old princely twins, who adorably made the day. National Day, held every 19th November, is about […]

0
November 11, 2019 | Business & Finance

Hiroshima survivor shares story with Monaco

Stephanie Horsman

A rare survivor of the nuclear blast that effectively ended World War II in the Pacific has spoken to a group of mesmerised students and staff members at Lycée Albert I. Organised by the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), The high school’s history and geography class were told the incredible and sad true […]

0
October 23, 2019 | Business & Finance

October is breast cancer awareness month

Stephanie Horsman

October has come to be known as ‘Pink October’ and many Monegasque organisations, as well as the government, are supporting the cause. Roughly two million women were diagnosed with breast cancer last year worldwide and of those an estimated 627,000 will die from the disease. That comes out to 15% of all cancer deaths for […]

0
October 22, 2019 | Business & Finance

Monaco Embassies in USA and Canada meet in Seattle

Cassandra Tanti

A joint meeting was held last week between the Monegasque Ambassador to the US and Honorary Consuls from nine major North American cities to discuss collaborative efforts for the next calendar year. Considered one of America’s greenest cities, Seattle was the setting for the confluence and attracted the Monaco representatives for its achievements regarding environmental […]

0