Welcome back to theFashionSpot’s sixth installment of Objects to Desire. Ahead of the festive holiday season, we are unwrapping the most fun and most fabulous gifts from the gift guides of just about every major high-fashion brand on the planet. Over recent weeks, we’ve uncovered the best of Christian Dior, Versace, Fendi, Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren. On the agenda on this occasion is… Gucci.
From dice sets to the storied Italian fashion house’s signature Jackie handbag, here’s theFashionSpot’s 10 objects to desire from Gucci’s 2023 holiday gift guide:
#1 Jackie 1961 Small Shoulder Handbag:
The reintroduction of the Jackie bag for Fall Winter 2020 presents a new take on a historical Gucci icon. Brought back to the forefront, the recognizable shape is presented in black leather and enhanced with an additional, detachable shoulder strap. Attached to the bag with a buckle closure, the second strap adds a contemporary feel to the archival style, providing new ways to wear—from top handle, shoulder to cross body. Pieces with versatile ways to wear and style embrace each person who is part of the House’s individual spirit. The Jackie 1961: available exclusively in Gucci stores and on Gucci.com ($2950.00).
#2 Rouge à Lèvres Mat Lipstick:
Rouge à Lèvres Mat presents a collection of intensely-hued lip colors with a long-lasting matte finish. Specially formulated with rich pigment and gelling waxes, the lipstick delivers vibrant color with a soft, velvety feel. A range of brilliantly colored shades are inspired by iconic Hollywood movies and characters from the gilded era. The bold color palette speaks to the eccentric and free-spirited mood of the House’s collections—an unconfined and unlimited form of self-expression—with each lipstick encased within precious gold-toned packaging etched with an engraved design ($47.00).
#3 Women’s GG Slingback Ballet Flat:
Taking reference from the archives of the 1990s and early ‘2000s, this pair of flat slingback shoes are presented in beige and ebony Original GG canvas for a strong logo feel. A brown leather trim defines the elegant silhouette of this evergreen design ($770.00).
#4 GG Marmont Reversible Belt:
Evolving season after season, the GG Marmont’s recognizable design blends the ‘70s GG hardware with contemporary styles. This GG Supreme canvas belt reverses to black leather offering an alternative look ($530.00).
#5 Rouge De Beauté Brillant Trio Gift Set:
A trio of lips beauty tools serving as an in-between for a sheer and satin lipstick, the hybrid long-lasting dual-action formula delivers 24 hours of moisture and a beautifully pigmented shine. Beautiful shine and glowing color combine in vibrant hues of reds, pinks, corals and nudes. Formulated with nourishing and antioxidant ingredients, the creamy texture highlights and preserves the natural beauty of the mouth, so lips look fuller and plumped to perfection ($141.00).
#6 Horsebit 1955 Mini Shoulder Bag:
As the historic Horsebit hardware celebrates its 70th anniversary, the House looks at new ways of combining archival features with contemporary silhouettes. Introduced as part of the latest Cruise 2024 collection, this Supreme canvas Gucci Horsebit 1955 handbag is defined by an asymmetrical shape that lends a modern feel to the renowned line ($2800.00).
#7 Interlocking G Earrings with Pearl:
Contrasted by a spiked stud, a glass pearl combines with the crystal Interlocking G detail, forming a sparkling pendant that completes these earrings in shiny gold-toned metal ($480.00).
#8 Square Sunglasses with Web:
Square-shaped frames are contrasted by the heritage Web in green and red along the temples. The Double G detail in a gold tone adds a subtle nod to the House’s logo ($435.00).
#9 Gucci Guilty Pour Femme EDP Gift Set:
The Gucci Guilty collection enters a new chapter, reintroducing the original Pour Femme scent as a rich eau de parfum, combining superior floral notes and enhanced natural fragrances. Individual, yet fusing together naturally, the men’s and women’s perfumes embody a declaration of self-expression and fearlessness, conjured up by the statement #ForeverGuilty ($181.00).
#10 Dice Set:
Recalling Gucci’s heritage in the world of sports and leisure, the Ouverture collection presents a selection of leisure pieces. Inspired by the vintage influences behind the sets, these five dice are presented in resin with a marble effect. The set is presented in the House’s monogram canvas, lending a strong logo feel ($410.00).