Everything You Need to Know About GucciFest!

Gucci has announced a digital fashion show/film festival and we have everything you need to know about it!

Haley Mendoza

AfterBuzz TV Host & Writer
Posted On: November 11th, 2020 9:06 pm pst

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Earlier this week, iconic fashion label, Gucci, announced they will be hosting a virtual fashion and film festival! 

This upcoming festival will be titled “GucciFest” and is going to include some huge names in the entertainment and fashion industry. 

If you’re like us, you want the whole dish. So let’s jump into what you need to know!

7-part Miniseries

Each day of GucciFest, one part of the 7-part miniseries, Ouverture of Something that Never Ended, will be released. Shot in Rome, the series follows actress Silvia Calderoni as she goes about her day. Of course, the series is being used to unveil the latest Gucci collection. This is the focal point of GucciFest and is sure to not disappoint.

The series will be co-directed by Gus Van Sant and Alessandro Michele

Film buffs are sure to recognize Gus Van Sant, the acclaimed director, and filmmaker. The two-time Oscar nominee will surely deliver an amazing series. Similarly, Alessandro Michele is Gucci’s creative director and is well known for his stunning visual work. 

Harry Styles and Billie Eilish are among the talent featured

Harry Styles and Billie Eilish are just two off the list of Gucci brand ambassadors who will be making an appearance during the festival. Their appearances are sure to draw a large crowd of fans. Other celebrities who will be making appearances are Jeremy O. Harris and Florence Welch.

Features work from multiple designers

Before and after each episode of Ouverture of Something that Never Ended, 2-6 minute shorts by various artists will be featured. These shorts include designs from a selection of designers and artists. We’re thrilled to see Gucci celebrating independent designers and artists!

The festival will be taking place between November 16th to the 22nd. You can watch on Gucci’s official Youtube channel! 

If you’re interested in learning what is taking place on each of the days, head over to the GucciFest website!

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Announcing the premiere of ‘Ouverture Of Something That Never Ended’, the mini-series in seven episodes featuring the new collection by @alessandro_michele that will be presented during GucciFest fashion and film festival from November 16-22. Directed by @gus_van_sant and #AlessandroMichele, the film series stars actress, artist and performer @silviacalderoni in a surreal daily routine in the city, encountering international talents, including: #PaulBPreciado, #AchilleBonitoOliva, @billieeilish, @dariuskhonsary, Lu Han @7_luhan_m, @jeremyoharris, @arianapapademetropoulos, @arlo.parks, @harrystyles, @sashawaltzandguests and Florence Welch @florence. The program also includes short films of 15 independent young designers with their collections. Receive updates on Gucci Fest’s debut through link in bio. #GucciOuverture #GucciFest

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If you’ve been missing festivals as much as we have, you’re going to want to participate!


About The Author:

Haley Mendoza is a lover of all things film and TV. Whether you want to bond over horror movies or competition shows, she’s always down. Haley attends Emerson College, pursuing a degree in Media and Visual Arts and writing scripts in her spare time.

Founded by Emmy winning journalist Maria Menounos and Producer Keven Undergaro, artist-friendly AfterBuzz TV is the world’s largest digital broadcast network and pop culture news platform, producing post-game ‘after-shows’ for nearly all favorite TV shows, interviewing cast and showrunners and providing the widest video, audio and article coverage of shows, content and influencers than any entertainment news platforms in existence

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