The fashion house Gucci has just celebrated 90 years and opened the Gucci museum inside the medieval Palazzo della Mercanzia in the Piazza Signoria in Florence, Italy. In addition to that, Rizzoli is publishing Gucci: The Making Of, a coffee-table full mementos of the fashion house’s history.  There are over 700 photographs, from the earliest advertising campaigns and the Florence workshop to custom designed auto-mobiles.       It’s a busy year for the luxury fashion house!

It’s £60. Out the 1st November. 


Table Skirt 

He was crowned British Designer of the Year in 1999 and in 2000 as well as awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2006.  The Turkish-born designer and artist is most well-known for his high-minded collections, best typified by a  wooden coffee table that could transform into a skirt. With this book, he has definitely created the ideal accessory to it.

This book is the first in-depth monograph on his work, celebrating Chalayan’s tenth anniversary in fashion. It does not simply document the highlights from ten years of fashion design, but also includes his installations and video projects.