Five of the most interesting facts about Giant Fashion Company GUCCI

January 17, 2018
First Published On: January 17, 2018

One of the world's most beloved brand, GUCCI is famous for its designs. It is also known for its innovations and timeless products. Talking about the brand name, GUCCI, it has taken center stage in the fashion world with the maximalist aesthetic.

Founded as a small luggage company, GUCCI has now become one of the leading brands in the market. Read on for five fast facts you have never heard about the rise and shine of the fashion brand GUCCI. Just keep scrolling:

Five Facts You Need To Know About GUCCI

An Italian luxury fashion and leather goods, GUCCI was found in 1921 by Guccio Gucci. He opened his first shop in Florence and hired skilled craftsmen's for his leather good. This is how the fashion brand GUCCI was founded.

With the very beginning of the establishment of the company, it became one of the most successful manufacturers of leather goods, clothing, and other fashion products.  

GUCCI logo- Name of the creator

As mentioned above, Guccio opened his shop with small Leather Goods and Luggage Company in Italy. And the double G logo of the brand is actually after the name of the creator of the brand, Guccio Gucci.

[ CAPTION: GUCCI logo ][ SOURCE: Ebaqdesign ]

The canvas, GUCCI logo was distinguished by double G-symbol which combined with prominent green and red bands, whereas the double G logo defines the two interlocking of the father's- Guccio Guccis.

GUCCI- Previously known for small leather good and luggage

The company GUCCI was previously known for its small leather goods and luggage. It was Guccio GUCCI who began the company however at present, the brand name GUCCI is famous for handbags, shoes, clothing's, wallets, belts and much more.

[ CAPTION: GUCCI was previously known only for selling small bags ][ SOURCE: Footwear News ]

While Guccio worked as a hotel employee, he was impressed by the high-quality luggage that he bought for his guest. Later, he opened a small shop selling fine leather goods and luggage.

GUCCI- A global contender

The company which was just selling small leather good and luggage made a notable fashion label and a global contender in late 1980. In the year 1995, the brand name GUCCI went public and had its first initial public offering on the NYSE and AMEX for $22 per share.

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GUCCI- Won a trademark lawsuit against GUESS

In 2012, GUCCI won a trademark lawsuit against GUESS which is an American clothing brand. It was GUCCI who fill suit in connection with the interlocking "G" that adorn an array of GUCCI accessories.

[ CAPTION: GUCCI won lawsuit against GUESS ][ SOURCE: ]

GUCCI- Partnership with UNICEF

Since 2005, GUCCI has a partnership with UNICEF. The company GUCCI donates a percentage of the sale for special collection, specifically made for UNICEF which will go towards the United Nations Children's Fund.

[ CAPTION: GUCCI celebrates 12 years of partnership with UNICEF ][ SOURCE: ]

As GUCCI is the largest corporate donor to UNICEF, it contributed more than $7 million in five years. As a partnership with UNICEF, GUCCI proudly supports the "School for Africa" because it firmly believes that education is a gift forever.