Gucci Gives New Meaning to the Contemporary Obsession With Stars

At a medieval castle in Puglia, it’s all about astronomy, baby.

How did the paradox of the universe, full of prismatic galaxies and endless emptiness, come to be? How can the light of a dead star still shine? What legends do we tell ourselves to explain the figures we see sparkling in the night sky?

What in the heck does any of this have to do with fashion?

Seemingly, very little. But when it comes to the mind of Alessandro Michele, the creative director of Gucci, everything. It contains universes unto itself, full of swirling chiffon and lamé, baseball caps and nerdy glasses, whole star systems of sequins and suits, plus random

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