Haute Historian, The Texan Who Brought Sexy Back to Gucci. Second City Style Fashion Blog

February 21, 2007 • Fashion


Stephanie Miller for Second City Style Magazine

Since it’s inception in 1921, the Italian brand has been synonymous with wealth and decadence,
with bronze limbs, bee-stung lips and blonde candy floss hair. Gucci
clothes are for the oversexed and the overindulged. One of the greatest
creative minds to come from the House of Gucci and arguably the most
influential designer of the past decade, Tom Ford rescued the
Florentine-family owned saddler from near bankruptcy and transformed
the company into a $4.5 billion dollar enterprise. For ten years, Ford
was at the creative helm of Gucci and is credited with putting the glamour back into fashion. Read more here

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