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Alessandro Michele embarks on a new adventure

By Astrid Wendlandt
Walter Albini
Alessandro Michele, the architect of Gucci’s revamp who abruptly resigned in November, is preparing his comeback. The 50-year-old stylist is secretly working on reviving the Italian fashion name Walter Albini, according to several industry sources. Albini, widely considered the father of Italian ready-to-wear, is a designer Michele has always admired. Could it be a match made in fashion heaven? Michele made his first appearance in public in months at the Met Gala in New York last week on the arm of Agnelli heiress and movie producer Ginevra Elkann. Michele dressed as a flamboyant, 1970s’ version of Karl Lagerfeld, at the event in the Kaiser’s honor.

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