The Artisan Corner is a new unique event that brings the craftsmanship of Gucciâ€™s Florentine leather goods factory directly to its clientele. And this month the Houseâ€™s most skilled artisans will travel to a select few Gucci stores here within the US, where they will be stationed at custom-built workshops.
The Artisan Corner will include work tables, a sewing machines, a leather stand, and various tools that are used to make some of Gucciâ€™s most memorable leather goods. The artisans be working on various classics like the Bamboo, New Jackie, New Pelham, G Wave and as well as small leather goods. Gucci announced, “Customers will be able to see craftsman as they hand-stitch handles, assemble bamboo tassels, prepare leather strips for woven stitching and hand emboss customerâ€™s initials, offering a unique viewing of Gucciâ€™s time honored traditions.â€
The Gucci Artisan Corner tour will embark on itâ€™s four city US tour beginning on April 19th at Gucci’s Stockston Street in San Francisco and making a few more stops in Beverly Hills (April 22), Chicago (April 26), and finally finishing up the tour at Gucci’s 5th Avenue flagship in Manhattan on April 29th.