Gucci watches has eternally evolved and re-designed to cater the exceptional demands of the ever changing client needs. In spite of all the changes, the Gucci watch brand has at all times been of a consistent quality, aesthetic and classic design. The clear-cut lines of Gucci watches make them appropriate to complement any outfit. Genuine and precise Swiss movement, modernistic and elegant design along with the tradition of quality gives Gucci watches its appeal.
Gucci was founded as a saddlery shop in 1906 by Guccio Gucci, son of a craftsman, in Florence. Guccio Gucci had an outstanding talent for leather craftsmanship. He started by selling bags made of leather to horsemen in the early 1920’s and progressed to making and selling leather luggage as the clients moved on from horses to cars. 1938 saw the opening of Gucci’s first retail outlet on Via Condotti in Rome.
1947 saw the instigation of the Gucci tradition taking shape in form of bamboo handled leather bag that became the Gucci icon.
1950’s saw the development of trademark red webbing, borrowed from the roots – the saddle girth. This turned out to be the emblem of Gucci after some time. The early 1950’s welcomed many firsts for Gucci – luggage, shoes, handbags with bamboo handles and ties. Guccio Gucci passed away in 1953 leaving the business in the hands of his family who made sure the business grew.
Gucci opened new stores in London, Paris, Tokyo, Beverly Hills and Palm Beach. The Gucci brand came to worldwide attention due to its endorsement by Hollywood stars like Peter Sellers, Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn. The “Jackie O” with Jacqueline Kennedy and the Gucci handbag helped the brand “Gucci” rise to greater heights. The recent past saw some turmoil in the Gucci family with the business changing hands. However, this was short lived and Gucci went back to its past glory. The 1990’s witnessed Gucci diversifying into new products like fashion, colognes, shoes and fashion accessories.
The fantastic ranges of Gucci watches introduced throughout this era were very unique and carried a style and statement of their own. With rich history and brand value, the Gucci watches were made to perfection and taste. As branded fashion accessories, the price was set at a premium to cater to clients matching the Gucci portfolio. Despite a Gucci watch having a few unnecessary but attractive features and elements, it presents the elegance that attracts attention without being gaudy. Gucci has always followed the tradition of old-world craftsmanship that makes it stand out in a crowd.
A genuine Gucci watch reflects contemporary attitude of accuracy, clarity and restraint. The design of a Gucci watches makes it ideal to be worn with any kind of clothes, modern and traditional, casual or formal. The designs enclosed in stainless steel cases (most models) express flair, delicacy and simplicity makes them ideal to a femme wardrobe and lend a new meaning to a man's attire. These elegant and timeless unique timekeepers have continually appealed to the largely stylish and successful.
A Gucci watch stands apart due to its elegant and classic round, rectangular and steel dials. They typically feature polished stainless steel set against black or cream colored background. Many models feature roman numerals or no numerals at all. These functional and timeless Gucci watches are in very high demand with people who understand style and elegance.
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