The British Vogue 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.”
The BFC famous that, up to now 12 months, Michele has introduced 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 standard luxurious trend model must be.”
The group added that a lot of the work Michele does “intently aligns with the movie business, highlighting trend’s essential 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 pageant that passed off late final 12 months.
“Alessandro’s work at Gucci over the past 12 months defines what it means is to be a trailblazer,” mentioned BFC chief govt officer Caroline Rush.
“He’s a pioneer in each facet of his inventive output, and makes use of the ability of design to pave new paths connecting the style business to all different industries from movie to digital innovation. He’s an unbelievable supply of inspiration for a lot of generations to come back and we look ahead to celebrating with him subsequent week in London.”
The Trailblazer Award was launched at The Vogue Awards in 2018, and is without doubt one of the Particular Recognition Awards, recognizing innovators and creatives in trend “whose work up to now 12 months has been a game-changer and has considerably formed the business.”
Earlier winners embody Kim Jones and McQueen’s Sarah Burton.