Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele // INTERVIEW by The New York Times

Alessandro Michele, the creative director of Gucci, loves creative confusion and the palace in Rome he works in.

In January 2015, Marco Bizzarri – President and CEO of Gucci – asked Alessandro Michele to act as interim creative designer for the January menswear show, giving him a week to reshape Frida Giannini’s original designs. For Gucci, the Italian fashion luxury house, Michele had been working since 2002. Known for his maximalist designs, Alessandro Michele relaunched Gucci’s popularity with a Geek-Chic props. He is responsible for all of Gucci’s collections and global brand image.