With Family Like This...

The story of the Gucci family is as fascinating, and as complicated, as the saga of the Gucci brand. The company was founded by Guccio Gucci in 1921. As a young man he worked at London's Savoy Hotel, where he developed a passion for beautiful luggage. Returning to Florence, he opened a store and a workshop to supply it with leather goods. But it was his son Aldo who turned Gucci into a global icon. Against his father's instincts, Aldo pushed for stores outside Florence, opening the second shop in Rome. The city in the 1950s was known as Hollywood on...

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