The event will take place on November 29th at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall.
In his role as the creative director of Gucci, Michele is being honored for his exceptional work in positioning Gucci as a dynamic intersection of culture, art, music, and film. This coveted award has been presented to distinguished individuals in the fashion world, with previous recipients including Kim Jones and Sarah Burton.
Throughout the past year, Michele has showcased Gucci’s remarkable Aria and Love Parade collections, introduced the innovative Vault by Gucci concept, unveiled the immersive Garden Archetypes exhibit, and established the Archive in Florence. These endeavors have expanded the horizons of what a traditional luxury fashion brand can represent, according to the British Fashion Council (BFC), the esteemed organizer of the Fashion Awards.
In addition to his creative collections, Michele has consistently demonstrated a visionary approach to Gucci, overseeing various facets of the brand, from its overall image to cutting-edge retail concepts. He has pushed the boundaries by delving into pioneering online retail spaces, creating captivating multimedia experiences, and fostering groundbreaking collaborations.
Caroline Rush, the CEO of BFC, commended Michele as a trailblazer who employs design to forge innovative connections between the fashion industry and diverse fields, spanning from film to digital innovation. She emphasized his profound impact and eagerly anticipated celebrating his exceptional achievements at the upcoming London event.