There's a lot to celebrate at Gucci this autumn/winter 2020 menswear show season. It was almost five years ago that the world was introduced to Alessandro Michele, the man who would later go on to officially take over creative control of the Italian fashion house. Michele's first collection for Gucci was the autumn/winter 2015 menswear collection (which was rushed in just five days), and it's fitting that the autumn/winter 2020 menswear collection will be shown separately from the womenswear collection, and marks the return of Gucci to the menswear calendar.
Yeah, it's a lot.
It's been three years since Gucci has decided to combine both its women's and men's collections into one runway show. It's a move that made sense for a fashion house that has such a singular vision across both segments. How would a solo menswear show look like then? If the spring/summer 2020 collection was a prelude to the new Gucci—one that's rather pared back and focused more on details and silhouette—should we be expecting something similar? Or in celebration of five years at Gucci, could it be that this would be the most extravagantly Michele collection yet?
If we've learnt one thing about Michele and Gucci, is that you never really know what to expect and where he's going to draw his references from, tweak and then combine them for a collection.
Watch the Gucci men's autumn/winter 2020 runway show live here, as we bring you the action straight from Milan.
What: Gucci men's autumn/winter 2020 runway show
Where: Milan, Italy
When: Tuesday, 14 January 2020 at 7.30pm (Singapore time)