Not everyone can nab a coveted ticket to Gucci‘s runway shows, but you have full access to the iconic brand’s newest imaginative endeavor, GucciFest. Creative Director Alessandro Michele envisioned the weeklong online film festival as a way to inject some happiness during “this time of tears when the order of things wavers and the night seems to enshroud everything,” as Michele said in a statement. The program included a seven-part film directed by Michele and Gus Van Sant (of Good Will Hunting fame) and 15 short films by rising designers such as New York’s Collina Strada and Stockholm’s Rave Review.
“For a week, a swarm of eccentric and vital stories will run through the festival,” Michele said in a statement. “Stories made of imaginative bursts and oneiric gestures. Stories focused on the human. I have always thought about the power of the stories, about the nourishment they offer not to surrender to the sleep of language, about their ability to expand our own possibility to think about who we are.”
One of the many highlights from GucciFest included Harry Styles’s guest appearance in which he wore Gucci loafers with high socks—a chic and practical combo that is majorly trending right now. (And no, I didn’t forget about his fantastic cutoff denim shorts.) Scroll down to see his instantly iconic look as well as other celebrity images from Gucci’s lookbook.
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