Revisit Alessandro Michele's Biggest Moments At Gucci As He Exits The Brand

The rumours are true: Alessandro Michele is leaving Gucci.

By Alex Bruce-Smith
Alessandro Michele is leaving Gucci after almost eight years of leading the Italian luxury label.
"There are times when paths part ways because of the different perspectives each one of us may have," the creative director posted to Instagram.
"Today an extraordinary journey ends for me, lasting more than twenty years, within a company to which I have tirelessly dedicated all my love and creative passion. During this long period Gucci has been my home, my adopted family. To this extended family, to all the individuals, who have looked after and supported it, I send my most sincere thanks, my biggest and most heartfelt embrace.
"Together with them I have wished, dreamed, imagined. Without them, none of what I have built would have been possible. To them goes my most sincerest wish: may you continue to cultivate your dreams, the subtle and intangible matter that makes life worth living. May you continue to nourish yourselves with poetic and inclusive imagery, remaining faithful to your values. May you always live by your passions, propelled by the wind of freedom."
Alessandro Michele was first appointed Gucci's creative director in 2015. Instagram
His time at the helm of Gucci brought the brand to new heights, including lauded collaborations with Hary Styles, Balenciaga and Adidas. In the past 12 months alone, he's debuted the Gucci Love Parade in LA and the Cosmogenie Twinsburg in Milan, as well as taking his collaboration with Styles to new heights. In Australia, an exhibition showcasing his most notable campaigns, called Gucci Archetypes, has just opened in Sydney.
Gucci are yet to make an official statement, but read on for some of Michele's biggest celebrity moments and shows during his tenure at the beloved luxury label.
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