Showcasing its AW15 men's collection, the Florence-based label's latest fashion offerings saw Alessandro Michele re-doing the collection, model recasting and redesign of the set and stage (a U-shape runway) at the last minute. And with such short notice, Michele and his 11-member Gucci team did an outstanding job as he dove into the house's archives and brought out some vintage patterns and '60s silhouettes, infused with a new sense of avant-garde attitude for the modern man.

The show opened to a brigade of red ensembles, from slouchy red suits and oversized duffle coats to boho-chic blouses with foulards and beanies topped with knitted baubles. According to the fashion house it was all about attitude for AW15, and boy, did Michele hand out a lot of it...

There were gold Gucci emblem belts worn with tailored pants and collar shirts and pussycat bows — while fingers were adorned with heavy accessories including lion-head rings and gold bands. Footwear was also an eye-catching element of the show, as models wore black leather slippers, which appeared as a classic Gucci loafer from the front, but with an unexpected twist – rich fur linings.

With a warm colour palette of chestnut browns, beige, red, and khaki, retro prints and lace were seen on a few standout pieces, including a red lace blouse worn with loose burnt orange trousers, and socks with sandals – grungy yet irresistibly beautiful...