Italian fashion giant Gucci is renowned for their high-end luxury products and remain one of the most valuable international brands in the world. The company is 101 years old and is worth an estimated $22.6B and rejuvenation since the appointment of creative director Alessandro Michele. Gucci’s famous fans include Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Harry Styles and many more.
With Gucci back on top, prices for Gucci’s items ( bespoke leather accessories, from handbags to shoes, jewellery and watches, fragrances and more) are on the high end spectrum, but there are a few items with MASSIVE price tags.
Due to Gucci’s popularity, some items have seen their value skyrocket and whilst the items are unique and beautiful, the price tag still seems a little over the top.
Here we look at the 10 most expensive Gucci items ever sold.
The Gucci Princetown Loafer sold for a whopping $2,600 – the loafer combines Italian classiness with comfort. The inner lining is made from some of the softest lamb fur, and there are golden stirrups and Italian leather soles that boast the legendary Gucci quality.
A pair of Gucci Genius Jeans sold for a massive $4,000. The Gucci Genius Jeans are among some of the highest priced to be ever sold in fashion’s history. The jeans first appeared in stores in 1998 – and have sold like crazy around the world.
The jeans are hand stitched by the most skilled artisans of Florence, Italy and have fabulous designs with African beads and superb patterns of flowers and feathers.
Designer Alessandra Miceli turned heads with the Gucci Sylvie Purse – made from the finest Italian leather with smooth silk and ribbon featuring a gold chain over the top of the bag.
The purse is high-class and inspires so many women from all walks of life with its discreet but charming elegance. The purse was so popular its not surprising the price got to $4,000.
The Gucci Men’s I-Digital Grammy Special Edition Watch was made specifically for the 2013 Grammy Awards – and promoted by Kanye West. The watch has a scratch-resistant sapphire crystal screen and all the glamour associated with Gucci.
The watch was designed to impress and it impressed so much, the price got as high as $7, 900.
The Gucci Sequin Dress sold for a massive $12,900. It is made from the finest Silk Georgette and was once worn by Beyonce. The dress is an attention-grabbing, stunning display of glamour and class.
Designer Alessandra Miceli is back on the list with this Gucci Biker Jacket – priced at $18,650 – that was created as a tribute to the 1980s punk rock scene of London.
The jacket is made of Italian calfskin leather and adorned with metal studs, chains and zippers, drawing inspiration from the like of Sid Vicious from the Sex Pistols.
This bag is from Gucci’s 1921 Collection and is priced at an unbelievable $28,990. The medium shoulder bag has stood the test of time and remains almost unchanged.
The vintage bag comes in different colours and celebrity fans include Victoria Beckham and Cameron Diaz. The bag is a true high-class and vintage purchase.
This bag is among the most famous Gucci products, the $30,000 Soft Stirrup Black Crocodile Shoulder Bag, is famed for its legendary quality and its unique shape.
The bag was never made for general sale and every time one is crafted, it’s instantly bought.
The crocodile leather, masterful stitches of the artisans in Florence, the pure gold buckle helps add to the sophistication of the bag, but still, $30,000 is an unbelievable price tag.
Another ridiculously priced Gucci bag – the Gucci Crocodile Tote Bag with Bamboo Handle – comes in at $32,000. The bag sports an elegant bamboo handle (a feature of Princess Diana’s favourite Gucci bag).
And in at number one is a bit of a surprise! It’s no luxury bag or beautiful gold dress but instead a belt – The Stuart Hughes Belt priced at an unbelievable $250,000.
The reason it was so expensive is due to the materials being used for the double GG buckle. It features 30 carat diamonds hand encrusted into each buckle and the highest quality leather.
Fashion designer Guccio Gucci founded the Gucci firm in Florence, Italy in 1920.
NO, all Gucci handbags, purses, and wallets are made in Italy. Gucci watches are manufactured in Switzerland. Fragrances, cosmetics, and glasses are produced in other European countries and in Japan. The company does not make anything in China.
In 1993, Maurizio sold the fashion label to InvestCorp. This is the sale that ended the Gucci family’s complete ownership of Gucci. … As of 1999, luxury goods corporation Kering owns Gucci, with no involvement from the founding Gucci family