kyoto: gucci 90 years archive

as for most of the planet's high-end fashion brands, japan is an important market for gucci. it doesn't come as a big surprise that the luxury brand celebrates its 90th anniversary in kyoto, the sister city of florence where it has its roots, but it is quite remarkable that the event will be held at the golden pavilion, one of japan's renowned cultural landmarks. the gucci 90 years archive exhibition opens sat - jun 25 and features a selection of rare and unique items from the extensive gucci archive. the unique showcase will move to the gucci flagship store in tokyo's ginza area next november. kyoto location: 1 kinkakuji-cho [kita-ku]. photo: the original gucci workshop in florence, italy