Tag: Gucci

On the Oscars Red Carpet: A Lot of Style, Little Substance

The 93rd annual Academy Awards were a night of historic firsts: first woman of color to win the directing Oscar; first Black women to win the makeup and hairstyling Oscar; oldest woman ever to win an Oscar; first Korean actor to win an Oscar. But in at least one area it was more like same-old, […]

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The Glow Up 50: For the Love of Dap

The Glow Up 50The Glow Up 50Our annual celebration of the black tastemakers, trendsetters and innovators elevating the world of style. It’s no small thing to have an award named in your honor, but the designer known as Dapper Dan is no small entity—in fact, he’s larger than life. The journalist turned self-taught couturier born […]

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The Glow Up 50: Celebrating Icons Ruth E. Carter and Bethann Hardison

The Glow Up 50The Glow Up 50Our annual celebration of the black tastemakers, trendsetters and innovators elevating the world of style. Black style is legendary, and as we celebrate the second year of The Glow Up 50, we’d be remiss not to acknowledge the living legends in our midst. This year, Dame Pat McGrath was […]

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Megan Thee Stallion, Roddy Ricch, City Girls All Tapped for Rolling Loud Miami 2021

Megan Thee Stallion performs during the 63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles, California on March 14, 2021; Yung Miami (L) and J.T. of musical group City Girls attend day one of the 2018 BET Awards Radio Remotes on June 22, 2018 in Los Angeles, California; Roddy Ricch performs at the 2019 BET Experience at […]

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Is Fashion Hacking the Future? Gucci Says Yes.

Gucci is singing a brand-new tune. (Emphasis on “brand.” Or maybe “branded.”) The designer Alessandro Michele called his newest show “Aria” — he rejected the whole spring-summer, fall-winter groupings as false seasonal equivalencies at the start of the pandemic — but a more appropriate name for the first salvo of the company’s centenary year might […]

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The Funk Boutique: Building Legacies in Fashion and Beauty

British Vogue May 2021 CoversPhoto: Mikael Jansson Well before she became a world-renowned actress, something was taken from the woman we’ve long known as “Thandie Newton”––the “W” in her name. It started when she was in school and continued when her name was misprinted in the credits of her debut role, Flirtation; now, she’s reclaimed […]

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And the SAG Award for Best Dressed Goes to…All These Men in Colored Suits

(L-R) Kelvin Harrison Jr., Leslie Odom Jr., Daniel Kaluuya, and Aldis HodgeScreenshot: Em Ferretti/ Leigh Keily/ Louis Vuitton/ Chelsea Lauren On Sunday night, stars across TV and film all gathered around their Zoom screens to attend the 27th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards. Advertisement Similar to the ceremonies that have come before it, this year’s […]

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Guess What? The Telfar Tribe Was Never Going to Allow Guess to Appropriate the Designer’s Iconic Bag

Photo: Edward Berthelot (Getty Images) If you’re in the market, no doubt you dipped on over to Telfar Global’s site today to cop one of the designer’s coveted shopping bags though his “Bag Security II” program. After all, it’s one of the rare opportunities to pre-order the cult-favorite tote, circumventing the typical grab-one-while-they-last color-coded drops […]

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2021 Grammys Fashion Affirmed What We Already Knew: Black Women Are Superheroes

Megan Thee Stallion, left, Cardi B and Doja CatPhoto: Kevin Winter (Getty Images) If you watched the 63rd annual Grammy Awards on Sunday night, you might’ve sensed a theme. In a ceremony full of diverse and necessarily distanced performances, it may have been unintentional on the part of the show’s producers, but it certainly didn’t […]

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The 10 Best Deals of March 10, 2021

Gif: Juliana Clark Wednesday’s Best Deals | Kinja Deals It’s March 10, and we at Kinja Deals are here to bring you the top 10 deals of the day. Upgrade your iPhone charger with the Apple MagSafe charger. Escape to an alternate universe with the 12 months of PlayStation Plus. And ward off your working […]

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Triller Network Acquires Verzuz, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland to Join Management Team

Swizz Beatz and Timbaland discussing a Verzuz event.Screenshot: Verzuz/YouTube It looks like it’s a case of owner money Verzuz executive money because creators Swizz Beatz and Timbaland have some huge news! According to Billboard, the streaming platform and global pandemic lockdown-era phenomenon has been acquired by Triller Network, which is the parent company of the […]

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Welcome to The Funk Boutique, Your Weekly Window Shop for Fashion and Beauty Drops

In October 2020, Kelly Rowland announced her debut design collaboration with JustFab, after years as a an ambassador for their Fabletics line. Rowland’s first collection dropped on March 1, 2021, featuring a diverse collection of clothing and accessories such as tube tops, bodycon dresses, blazers, heeled sandals, sneakers and boots in pastels and neutral tones. […]

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Dripped Up, Iced Down: Adidas Reveals New ‘Icy Park Collection’ From Beyoncé

Screenshot: YouTube/We Are Ivy Park Not only is “I dream it, I work hard, I grind ‘til I own it” an inspiring line from Beyoncé‘s “Formation,” it’s also the exact game plan I plan on enforcing in order to finally obtain the latest drop in her Adidas x Ivy Park collection. (To be honest, I’m […]

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Even Harry Styles in Jorts Can’t Save Gucci’s Mini-Series

A few months ago, back when most live fashion shows got canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic and digital shows took their place, I had a moment of hope. I thought that maybe fashion brands would seize the moment to do something new. Instead of falling into filmic comfort zones with perfume commercials and music […]

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Haunting Fashion in the Scottish Highlands

Video On the set of T Magazine’s fashion shoot in Inverness, Scotland.CreditCredit…By Kristin-Lee Moolman and Jacob K Set against the misty, windswept beauty of Inverness, an enchanting tale of bold colors, tailoring and whimsical evening wear. Photographs by Kristin-Lee Moolman Styled by Jacob K Nov. 12, 2020 Image<img alt="Balenciaga coat, $11,705, and shoes, $850, (212) […]

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Billie Eilish, Harry Styles, And More To Appear At Gucci’s Upcoming Fashion And Film Festival

Joining the likes of Austin City Limits, Rolling Loud, Appleville, Save Our Stages, and more, Gucci has announced a virtual film and fashion festival, entitled Guccifest, to take place later this month. Among the many high-profile names they invited to appear at the festival, Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, and Florence The Machine are among the […]

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‘Goodfellas,’ the Sequel? 4 Arrested in $6 Million Heist at J.F.K. Airport

The man walked into an office at Kennedy International Airport with paperwork that showed the flight information and serial numbers he needed to pick up an expensive shipment. Everything appeared to be in order, and he drove off with a truckload of Prada. But the bags, clothing and jewelry never made it to their destination. […]

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Tiffany Deal Is a Signature Move by the Sun Tzu of Luxury

The soap opera also known as the largest deal in luxury, the LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton-Tiffany acquisition, finally has a happy ending. The two companies originally announced their synergistic engagement in November 2019 only to later engage in months of public mudslinging after the pandemic hit the luxury market and LVMH’s commitment turned wobbly. […]

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‘Vote Loud,’ Make Change: Gucci Changemakers Partners With Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote

Illustrations from left: Celeste Nicole, Gideon Gomm, and Kaya UgorjiImage: Gucci Changemakers North America If nothing else, our past two election cycles have made abundantly clear that in order to truly make substantive change in America, perhaps the most crucial demographics we need to engage in our political process is young and marginalized voters—specifically, BIPOC […]

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Gucci Heir Alleges Child Sexual Abuse

For the last five years, the name Gucci has been synonymous with success, with a fashion reinvention that has helped redirect the luxury industry toward inclusivity, emotion and the importance of creativity. The family that created the brand has a more complicated, darker past, one involving tax evasion, generational feuds and murder. This week, another […]

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