Gucci welcomes the year of the dog with this pup-loving collection

The next Chinese New Year begins on 16th February 2018, and Gucci will celebrate the year of the dog with a dedicated collection of special items.

The Gucci Chinese New Year collection includes dog motifs that were inspired by a pillow that the artist Helen Downie, AKA Unskilled Worker, gave as a gift to Gucci’s Creative Director Alessandro Michele, which featured an illustration of his two Boston terriers, Bosco and Orso.

Unskilled Worker’s dogs adorn a wide range of pieces that have been developed for the collection, including items of clothing (women’s and men’s ready-to-wear), shoes, handbags, luggage, small leather goods and accessories.

Women’s brightly colored knitted sweaters, and denim shorts, feature the images, as do men’s hoodies and bomber jackets. The animals appear large on backpacks and tote bags in the Gucci Supreme material, and on colorful leather clutch bags and wallets. Scarves, trainers and jewelry are also embellished with pictures of these two dogs, while watches display the dog ‘faces’ on their faces.

Shop the interactive lookbook as you hover over the items of interest and review the details to purchase online.