5/27/18 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Gucci Drops a Trio of Small Leather Waist Bags

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr

Gucci has released a set of small leather waist packs to help accentuate just about any outfit in your closet. Panels of pebbled leather are elevated with antique gold hardware, ivory canvas lining and the brand’s iconic logo and interlocking GG symbol embossed on the front.  Continue reading

9/5/17 O&A NYC FASHION: Gucci Fall Winter 2017- Women’s and Men’s Fall Winter 2017 Collection

The first unified Gucci fashion show, the Women’s and Men’s Fall Winter 2017 Collection was inspired by the Alchemist’s Garden. Creative director Alessandro Michele’s lineup included ruffled gowns and suiting strewn with floral prints, T-shirts scrawled with artist Coco Capitán’s writing and accessories laden with animal hardware. Continue reading

8/16/17 (Repost) O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Gucci’s Pre-Fall 2017 Campaign Channels England’s ’60s Soul Movement

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

Gucci’s latest campaign references England’s underground Northern Soul movement of the ’60s while highlighting its vibrant and eclectic 2017 pre-fall collection.  Continue reading

6/5/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez FASHION: Gucci Fall Winter 2016 Campaign

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

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The Gucci Fall Winter 2016 campaign gives us a Lost in Translation vibes, especially the images of an isolated model brooding as the world hums along behind him or her. We’re thinking Sofia Coppola would approve. Plus, the combination of psychedelic lights and the more serene spaces (like the softly painted tea house) make us want to book a flight to Japan as soon as possible! Continue reading

3/3/16 O&A NYC WITH WaleStylez Fashion: GucciGhost Walks The Catwalk At The Gucci 2016 Fashion Show

By Adewale Adekanbi

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Gucci-Ghost, otherwise known as Trouble Andrew, is a NYC-based graffiti artist that made his name by spray painting his stylized take on Gucci’s double G logo pattern on walls and dumpsters around his neighborhood.

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But rather than suing his irreverent ass into financial oblivion, the Italian fashion house enlisted him as a collaborator for its FW16 collection.

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Ghost’s tags appeared on Gucci carrier bags and on pieces throughout the new seasonal range. Another example of urban art effecting the mainstream fashion industry.

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1/23/16 O&A NYC Its Saturday- Anything Goes: Gucci Spring Summer 2016 Collection And Ad Campaign

By Adewale Adekanbi Jr.

It is Saturday

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The theme for Gucci spring-summer 2016 collection and ad campaign takes inspiration from the visual codes and aesthetics of German 80’s pop culture. The collection spotlights  bold prints, pleating and ruffles, creating a bold collection definitely not for the faint of heart. 

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9/12/15 O&A NYC Its Saturday- Anything Goes: Gucci Fall Winter 2015/2016 Menswear Fashion Show

It is Saturday

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The Gucci style team may have pulled off a fashion record. They designed and produced the menswear runway show for next winter in five days, after outgoing creative director Frida Giannini left sooner than had been announced.   Continue reading