The British Trend Council, which is staging the awards with TikTok this 12 months, mentioned it’s honoring Michele “for his visionary work up to now in positioning Gucci on the intersection of tradition, artwork, music and movie.”
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The BFC famous that, prior to now 12 months, Michele has offered Gucci’s Aria and Love Parade collections, launched Vault by Gucci and opened the Gucci Backyard Archetypes exhibit and the Gucci Archive in Florence, “persevering with to increase the scope of what a conventional luxurious vogue model needs to be.”
The group added that a lot of the work Michele does “intently aligns with the movie trade, highlighting vogue’s important place on the intersection of tradition and artwork. The Gucci Love Parade was a celebration of all issues Hollywood whereas his assortment Oouverture of One thing that By no means Ended was launched throughout GucciFest, the model’s digital movie competition that happened late final 12 months.
“Alessandro’s work at Gucci during the last 12 months defines what it means is to be a trailblazer,” mentioned BFC chief government officer Caroline Rush.
“He’s a pioneer in each side of his inventive output, and makes use of the ability of design to pave new paths connecting the style trade to all different industries from movie to digital innovation. He’s an unbelievable supply of inspiration for a lot of generations to return and we stay up for celebrating with him subsequent week in London.”
The Trailblazer Award was launched at The Trend Awards in 2018, and is without doubt one of the Particular Recognition Awards, recognizing innovators and creatives in vogue “whose work prior to now 12 months has been a game-changer and has considerably formed the trade.”
Earlier winners embrace Kim Jones and McQueen’s Sarah Burton.
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