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Gucci is the latest designer to announce a change of pace
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Gucci is the latest designer to announce a change of pace

There’s no denying things are changing in the fashion industry. Just last week, the British Fashion Council and the Council of Fashion Designers of American joined forces to write an open letter, calling for a slower and more sustainable approach to fashion. Now Alessandro Michele, creative director of Gucci, has announced that he will only present two shows a year (as opposed to five), and that the idea of seasons is now ‘stale’. These two shows will also be seasonless, rather than categorised as spring/summer or autumn/winter. At a video news conference, he said, ‘Clothes should have a longer life than that which these words attribute to them.’ ‘Two appointments a year are more than enough to give time to form a creative thought, and to give more ti...