Fashion is both a beautiful and strange subject. It is also as brilliant as it is impatience. Take for example, we love the distressed look jeans, but obviously, we can’t wait five decades for them to be as worn as we may have loved. Neither would we want to slog in a mine hundreds of feet below ground to get them to be worn and torn, and so, the brilliant minds in the fashion industry gave us pre-worn, and even hole-ridden denim, so we can get the look right out-of-the-box. Brilliant? Possibly. But this desire to accelerate natural process can, well, get out of hand sometimes and transcend to the realm of craziness. Like, remember, the muddied jeans? Continue reading Gucci’s $1,250 Dirty White Sneakers: Has Fashion Really Gone Bonkers?
(credit: Carbon Fiber Gear) Gucci Mocassin | US$425.00 | www.gucci.com
now, this is something you don’t see everyday: carbon fiber used in designer brand name shoes, let alone in fashion. traditionally, carbon fiber has been closely associated with automotive (cars, bikes or whatever), so it came as a surprise to find this cutting edge material on a pair of footwear. the Gucci Mocassin sports a beige/ebony GG plus design with dark brown trim, rubber outsoles and of course, carbon fiber on its heels. snazzy stuff. perfect fashion companion to your future Lamborghini sesto elemento, if it ever gets to production. perfetto. the good thing is, this pair of racy shoes are available for purchase for a pricey $425 a pair. then again, it’s just a fraction of the price of your would be supercar. more look after the break. Continue reading Gucci Mocassin has carbon fiber inserts at its heels
(credit: Gucci) Gucci Coupé Limited Edition | US$2,650.00 | www.gucci.com
marking its 90th anniversary, Gucci announced the retro-styled time pieces dubbed the Gucci Coupé Limited Edition. the watches feature Swiss-made automatic movement from an undisclosed source and Gucci’s diamond pattern on the strap and the dial. this gorgeous time piece sports a 40mm brushed stainless steel casing and has the words “G.Gucci 1921” on its dial. these time pieces are special, limited edition and are available in either black dial face and strap or cream dial face with brown strap. presumably, the straps are of quality leather. Continue reading Gucci celebrates 90 years with Coupé Limited Edition watches
(image credit: Fiat) 500 by Gucci | from €17,000.00 | 500bygucci.com
no, 500 hundred is not a sequel to the movie 300 but it’s a Fiat 500 car pimped out by legendary designer brand Gucci. Gucci creative director Frida Giannini collaborates with Fiat’s design office to customize this iconic Fiat vehicle which comes in glossy black or white. the car is accented with Gucci distinctive green and red strip, including the exterior, the seats, gearshift, carpet and seat-belts. in case, your don’t know it’s a Gucci-pimped out ride, there is the iconic Gucci interlocking ‘GG’ slapped on the hubcaps and car seats’ headrests, and topped off with cursive Gucci signature on the tailgate as well as the door pillars for good measure. Continue reading Gucci lends its designer touch to the iconic Fiat 500 car