Italian house Gucci has confirmed Alessandro Michele will leave after a seven-year tenure in which his eclectic aesthetic has proved a critical and commercial success

Alessandro Michele is set to leave Gucci, the Italian house confirmed yesterday evening (23 November 2022).

The Rome-born designer, who took over from forebear Frida Giannini in 2015 (and among Wallpaper’s as a ‘Game Changer’, has transformed Gucci in his seven-year tenure with eclectic, transporting collections that cross eras, continents and cultural touchpoints in their inspirations.

The Rome-born designer, who took over from forebear Frida Giannini in 2015 (and among Wallpaper’s as a ‘Game Changer’, has transformed Gucci in his seven-year tenure with eclectic, transporting collections that cross eras, continents and cultural touchpoints in their inspirations.