So youngly Guccio Gucci developed competences within the fashion field and came nearer the luxury world working into palaces. In 1921 Gucci’s brand was founded and a first shop opened in Florence offered saddlery products, luggage and riding accessories. This first shop was followed by many others and the brand branched out quickly.
Having made famous thanks to the eponym movie launched in 1978 the musical show staging Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta called Grease became a symbol of the American youth of the fifties. It was in 1971 that the play was created in Chicago then was played more than 3300 times in Broadway as soon as… Read more »
In 1937 the City of Paris organised the World Exhibition of “Arts et Techniques appliqués à la vie moderne» («Exhibition of Arts and Techniques applied on modern life»). For this occasion, several detached houses were built both to welcome visitors and promote the French savoir-faire. Even though the majority of these houses were ephemeral others were aimed to be permanents. That’s especially the case of the Tokyo… Read more »