How Gucci Designer Alessandro Michele Kick-Started Fashion’s Genderless Revolution

by MR Magazine Staff

Thank Alessandro Michele for one of the greatest styling cues of 2019—A$AP Rocky’s monarchist silk babushkas. The 47-year-old creative director of Gucci introduced a similar style at his 2017 women’s cruise show, held in the chapel of Westminster Abbey, as a straight-up homage to the staid scarves of Queen Elizabeth II herself. Michele is also the source of Ryan Gosling’s ’50s prom shirt at the 2017 Academy Awards, Donald Glover’s groovy velvet suits, and the ongoing Jared Leto-saince that has turned the musician-actor away from off-duty-Angeleno style and into a gentleman of the Canyon, caftans and all. Read more at GQ.