Ever wanted to live like Conor McGregor and rock your own personalised threads?
Gucci are giving Australian men that opportunity with their latest DIY service landing in Melbourne’s Collins Street Store from the 19th of October to the 5th of November.
The exclusive customisation project lies close to the heart of Gucci Creative Director Alessandro Michele, who wanted to enable customers of the House to express themselves through the personalisation of selected products.
The men’s products that will be available for customisation are extensive and signal a fresh commitment from the House to tailoring.
All DIY Gucci jackets are fully-canvassed, and there are numerous silhouettes for day and evening wear for jackets, blazers and coats.
The options go right down to the choice of fabrics and buttons, as well as a host of monogram lettering options for that true personal touch. On the lining front Gucci are offering a variety of bright patterns in silk foulard to choose from – the designs of which can be used for both jacket linings and trouser waistbands.
For the purveyors of evening wear, Gucci are offering formal shirts with a wide array of collar and cuff options, a selection of silk printed shirts, and a number of knitwear styles, which come in 14-guage cashmere and exclusive fine 21-guage merino wool.
Symbols and monograms can also be embroidered onto knitwear pieces and shirts.
Streetwear devotees will also be glad to hear that garments such as bombers and denim jackets will be given the full DIY service. Think silk bomber jackets in silk that are reversible and feature unique embroidery and patches.
The denim jackets meanwhile will be presented in 14 oz. Japanese denim and come in two washes and two fits; they can be lined in either silk or shearling, and are offered with different options of patches.
Gucci says that the level of customisation is dependent on the individual garment, but beyond fabrics and colours the service centres on options for a wide range of motifs that can be applied.
The choice of how to interpret Alessandro Michele’s aesthetic vision is left entirely to the customer.