Meet Gucci’s Latest Collaborator, Spanish Artist Coco Capitán

by MR Magazine Staff

Gucci is no stranger to artistic collaborations, especially off-kilter ones with promising young creatives. Last year, Gucci’s capsule collection with Trevor Andrew – better known as GucciGhost – continued to toe the line between bona fide luxury goods and back-alley bootlegs, a thread creative director Alessandro Michele still pulls on even in the house’s latest Fall/Winter 2017 offerings. Michele describes his aesthetic as “contemporary, eclectic Romanticism,” and that’s why it makes sense that this season, he partnered with Spanish artist Coco Capitán. Born in 1992, Capitán is an established photographer who has developed a following for her works exploring typefaces and simple, humorous messages that are open to interpretation by the viewer. Read more at Highsnobiety.