December 30, 2013 Creators for Luxury Brands
Guccio Gucci one you see in the photo, it’s Whoever invented Gucci by Gucci, Guccio Gucci was a great stylist, who now unfortunately passed away but its brand is known all over the world, Tokyo, New York, London, Belgium, Paris…
Here is his biography.
Guccio Gucci was born in Florence on March 26, 1881. Son of a Florentine artist specializing in the work of leather, Guccio spent his childhood between the major European capitals he developed his genius for fashion and aesthetics working as a waiter at the Savoy Hotel in London.
In 1921 he founded the Gucci brand and creates its first boutique and collection of leather goods, fur, leather, luggage, accessories upholsteries for riding inspired by the English nobility of the equestrian world and Tuscan handicrafts, in Florence
followed by a shop in the via Condottide Rome in 1938, first a huge international empire of haute couture shops. His early success allowed him to diversify with gloves, shoes and belts.
In the 1940s a shortage of raw materials due to the dictatorship fascisteen Italy, forced him to use new raw materials that will make its success: flax and bamboo instead of leather. The ‘bag bamboo Gucci’ created in 1947, the silk scarf on the ground «Flora» specially designed to Grace Kellyou yet the Gucci loafer, adorned with a metal clamp are emblematic successful models of the brand.
1953 Guccio Gucci disappears at Milan his four sons Aldo, Vasco, Ugo and Rodolfo and his small children succeed him by engaging fierce family struggles (ranging up to murder!) for the control of the Guccidont Group provide successful international expansion and they are one of the most important symbols of success commercial, artistic and luxury of the Italy.