Luxury brands have their highs and lows. They also have their distinct items that pick up for a season. Look at how the Chanel pump became the shoe spotted in the front row last year, while Dior took this year’s honor. Spot how the Louis Vuitton Twist bag traveled its way from Alicia Vikander to Laureen Uy.
For Gucci, the label’s revival under Alessandro Michele transfromed it from a token brand to a hot topic. You know it’s serious when The Cut named its fashion roundup “The Best, Worst, and Gucci-est Looks at the 2017 Grammys”
What: Nylon Web belt with Double G buckle
Cost: $395 via Farfetch
Reason to cop: The statement belt came back on the runways early this year and it looks like it’s here to say. If you’re not shy about blatant branding on your hips, this is the item to have.
What: Ace embroidered low-top sneaker
Cost: $595 via Farfetch
Reason to cop: Who doesn’t love a white sneaker? The distinct green and red stripes with the bee detail also adds a pep in your step. Something for those who like investing on their everyday go-to.
What: Dionysus large bee appliqué shoulder bag
Cost: £2,691 via Matches Fashion
Reason to cop: With three inside slots, two outer pockets, and rectangular shape, it’s roomy to bring your office needs. But with the bee detail and red, white, and blue colors, it’s an appropriate statement piece to a party as well.
What: Tiger-print hooded jacket
Cost: €1,200 via Matches Fashion
Reason to cop: In this weather, you definitely need a jacket. The print is also eye-catching to make your regular jeans and shirt or all-black outfit look good. Or you can even make it part of a creative print-on-print ensemble.
What: GG Marmont quilted-leather backpack
Cost: $1,790 via Net-A-Porter
Reason to cop: It’s obvious that this cute bag in millennial pink is a traveling mom’s dream as you get to bring everything you need but go around hands-free. And if your baby has a Fendi diaper bag, what else should be your bag be, right?
What: GG Marmont matelassé mini bag
Cost: $2,400 via Neiman Marcus
Reason to cop: The style of this quilted bag has a vintage feel and gives a nod to that classic black bag your mom always used. But with the distinct GG clasp in front, you know it’s the new staple on the block.
What: Ruffled-shoulder zip-through jersey jacket
Cost: £1,341 via Matches Fashion
Reason to cop: To keep you warm while walking, to make sure you don’t get lost in a crowd, to catch the attention and get complimented, to add a pop of interest to your look. There are just so many reasons.
What: Princetown leather slipper
Cost: $650 via Farfetch
Reason to cop: It’s cute how your dad’s favorite shoe became a fashion statement. But what can we say? These are comfortable and are appropriate anywhere.
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