TO Rio de Janiero, the place Madonna’s supervisor Man Oseary renewed his marriage ceremony vows to spouse Michelle Alves in entrance of town’s Christ the Redeemer statue and a coterie of superstar friends.
Madonna, Bono, Ashton Kutcher, Matthew McConaughey, Noel Gallagher, Jennifer Meyer, Dakota Johnson and Karen Elson all jetted to Brazil for the ceremony, nonetheless, it was the latter girls that stole the Instagram highlight as images emerged from the weekend festivities in Alves’s native nation.
Was it coincidence that the trio all selected to put on Gucci to the lavish second-nuptials? Johnson and Elson are shut associates of artistic director Alessandro Michele, with Johnson the face of Gucci Bloom, his first ladies’s perfume for the home, alongside Hari Nef and Petra Collins. Although Italian actress Stella Igitto wore the pre-fall 2017 gown to the Venice Film Festival, Johnson has not posed within the sequined piece earlier than. Elson, then again, modelled her tiger-printed resort robe to a New York dinner honouring the gathering in 2015. Jewelry designer Jenner’s frothy blue tulle tiers had been the proper tonal addition to the trio.
Our superstar radar piqued the identical day as Kering introduced that Gucci’s income was up 28.four % within the third quarter on a like-for-like foundation, sealing its place but once more because the conglomerate’s greatest revenue generator. Income factors, Reuters reports, to “so-called ‘millennial’ buyers, which account for greater than half Gucci’s shoppers,” and thriving on-line gross sales.
This may chime with CEO Marco Bizzarri’s speech two weeks ago at the London College of Fashion, the place he instructed host Livia Firth that he takes recommendation from among the youngest individuals at present working at Gucci. He revealed a “shadow committee” of younger individuals had been set as much as mirror the conferences taken by the CEO and senior administration. “I wished to see in the event that they got here up with completely different options to us,” he defined, in an effort to get a brand new perspective.
His methodology – “to be a frontrunner, we have to be taught in addition to train” – has clearly paid off, and millennials seeking to Instagram for inspiration will see the Rio marriage ceremony photos as a name to motion. Gucci isn’t just in, the model is hovering, and everybody desires a bit of the maximalist motion.
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