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Gucci Surprises with Twin-themed Show at Milan Fashion Week

Gucci Surprises with Twin-themed Show at Milan Fashion Week

Saturday, 24 September, 2022 - 09:30
A Gucci sign is seen outside a shop in Paris, France, December 18, 2017. (Reuters)

Fashionistas saw double at Gucci's Milan Fashion Week show on Friday, with the Italian luxury label surprising audiences by sending identically-dressed twins down the catwalk.

Creative director Alessandro Michele paid homage to twins and their bond for the show, called "Gucci Twinsburg", a nod to the Ohio town which holds a yearly festival for twins.

The presentation began with single models walking down the catwalk, before a wall was lifted to show their brothers or sisters on the other side in the exact same outfits.

The siblings held hands as they walked together in a striking finale.

"I am a son of two mothers: mum Eralda and mum Giuliana. Two extraordinary women who made their twinship the ultimate seal of their existence," Michele said in show notes, Reuters reported.

"They lived in the same body. They dressed and combed their hair in the same way. They were magically mirrored. One multiplied the other. That was my world, perfectly double and doubled."

Milan Fashion Week runs until Monday.

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