The Alyscamps cemetery in Arles is the meeting point for Gucci’s 2019 Cruise Collection.
Creative director: alessandro micheleinspiration: the house chose the south of france, and more precisely, the town of arles to present its cruise collection. it was at nightfall, at the alyscamps cemetery, an old roman necropolis, that the characters imagined by alessandro michele paraded, in the middle of a literally burning trail, with candles scattered around the site. 115 very strong and colourful looks, with many references and composed of a number of accessories. collection: a strong pink dominates, more pastel in tone on some dresses, more vibrant on eighties style leggings. the tailoring, reminiscent of leading models of the florentine house, but also several checked and floral versions. indeed, flower power is well represented, found throughout, right down to the bouquets carried as accessories. also noting several religious references which is not without reminder of the met’s current exhibition which has just opened its doors in new york, with crosses scattered on garments, closing a collar or a belt, decorating a necklace, notably a choker.the long velvet capes, embroidered, creating a sacred allure. a wink to the eighties, with lace or spotty tights and gloves, a one-shouldered zebra top, some brightness, seen on sequined jeans or patches appearing on a denim jacket. the trousers have straps attached along the length of the legs. the tracksuit is revisited. big dresses, romantic, with a victorian or arles spirit which twirl. to note: the evanescent bride who closed the show.+ the many accessories, from jewellery to the multiple models of bags, without forgetting the sunglasses.+ the old ‘château marmont’ logo, the legendary hotel from hollywood, which became the emblem of this cruise collection. music from the show (for use only in context of the show, under cover of the right to information)