The faces of the Gucci Beauty Network campaign discuss breaking the rules of beauty norms.
“For the bold the bright and the beautiful” - a slogan used for #GucciBeautyNetwork, Alessandro Michele’s first Gucci Makeup lipstick collection. Shot by Martin Parr, the campaign captures the feminine ideals that surround and encapsulate lipstick and flip them, highlighting that authentic beauty lies in imperfection.
In this episode, fashion blogger and writer, Susie Lau, interviews the four stars of the campaign. First she meets with three of the models Achok Majak, Mae Lapres and Ellia Sophia in Rome. Together they discuss the challenges of being a model, their own beauty ideals and how they are evolving. Then Susie is joined by the fourth star of the campaign, punk singer Dani Miller, on the even of Gucci’s Spring Summer 2020 show in Milan. Dani reflects on the reaction to the campaign and how using the lipsticks in different ways makes her feel empowered.
Find out more about the #GucciBeautyNetwork
on.gucci.com/_GucciBeautyNetwork_ or on on.gucci.com/GucciBeautyInstagram
Inspiring voices discuss activism and what motivates them in CHIME FOR CHANGE's new episode.
In celebration of International Day of the Girl, the release of the second CHIME Zine and the launch of CHIME FOR CHANGE’s new campaign #letgirlsdream, four guests join Editor in Chief of Teen Vogue, Lindsay Peoples Wagner, in New York to share their experiences of being youth activists.
The episode is filled with the inspiring voices of Sage Dolan-Sandrino, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi. Sage is a Youth Leader, Creative Director of TEAM, and new member of the CHIME FOR CHANGE Advisory Board. Xiuhtezcatl is a Climate Warrior and Youth Director of Earth Guardians – an organisation that trains diverse youth to be leaders in environmental, climate and social justice movements. Finally, high-school friends and racial literacy campaigners, Winona and Priya, who co-founded the non-profit CHOOSE and co-authored their book ‘Tell Me Who You Are’—an exploration of race and identity across America.
Listen to hear these change makers discuss their activism, how they stay motivated and the burden and honour of representing their chosen youth causes.
British singer-songwriter Connie Constance talks about her collaboration for #GucciGig.
Connie Constance says she’s best summed up in the words ‘punk princess’. Her energy, individuality and style is seen in images photographer Sophie Jones shot for digital collaborative project #GucciGig—where musicians and artists come together to create original work featuring sunglasses designed by Alessandro Michele. The duo created a Zine together with graphic artist Morgan Benjamin, where Connie is captured behind-the-scenes on a recent European tour wearing Gucci Eyewear, the resulting images scrawled with lyrics from Connie’s songs. On this episode, the friends talk with writer Ana Kinsella about their creative partnership which inspires each other’s work.
Listen to the Connie’s playlist ‘Agbalumo’, a mashup of her favorite Nigerian artists created especially for Gucci’s Spotify: https://on.gucci.com/GucciConnieConstancePlaylist
Read more about #GucciGig: https://on.gucci.com/GucciStoriesConnieConstance
Cole Alexander and Ariana Papademetropoulos for #GucciGig.
Old King Cole Younger is the side project of Cole Alexander, guitarist of the garage-rock band Black Lips as well as Crush. His sound inspired Alexander’s collaboration with artist Ariana Papademetropoulos for #GucciGig to highlight Gucci Eyewear, seen on a fictional album cover and gig posters. Together they are interviewed by William Ndatira, founder of Instagram page @williamcult, to talk about their collaboration for #GucciGig.
Read more about the project: on.gucci.com/PodcastColeAlexander
Listen to Cole Alexander’s playlist on Gucci’s Spotify: on.gucci.com/PlaylistColeAlexanderGucciGig
Punk band Amyl and the Sniffers talk about their work for #GucciGig.
Australian punk band Amyl and the Sniffers like to get rowdy on stage. Their energetic performances—and tour moments—were captured by photographer Jamie Wdziekonski for the House’s digital collaborative project #GucciGig, where musicians and artists created original work to represent their live performance wearing Gucci Eyewear designed by Alessandro Michele. On a memorable day for the band, when they launched their first self-titled album in London, lead singer Amy Taylor, bass player Gus Romer, guitarist Dec Martens and drummer Bryce Wilson and Jamie talk to Hanna Hanra, the founder of Beat music magazine about #GucciGig and kicking off their European tour.
Listen to the band’s playlist ‘No Punk’ created for Gucci’s Spotify: on.gucci.com/PlaylistGucciGigAmylAndTheSniffers
Read more about the #GucciGig project: on.gucci.com/PodcastGucciGigAmylAndTheSniffers