― . ∙ A severe femininity ran through Gucci’s pre-fall collection. Putting aside her penchant for the Seventies and rock ’n’ roll, creative director Frida Giannini focused on Fifties-inspired shapes and a sophisticated combination of sober greens with an intense teal and hints of leopard. “This is a contemporary femme fatale who relishes her own dark mood,” said Giannini. “Armed with an invulnerable aesthetic, she has an elusive sensuality — like the protagonist in a game of pursuit.” [...].