The Story Of The Gucci Guitar.
I discovered that Gucci issued its very own signature guitar during Tom Ford’s reign in the early 2000s. This guitar was created in partnership with luthier Mark Nicol at his Guitar Classics workshop in Battersea, London. I was approached by Gucci at my workshop, Guitar Classics, in London, around July 2000.
Tom Ford’s Design Director, Isabella kron from the New Bond Street offices of Gucci, phoned me, and I initially thought someone was pranking me, so I hung up!” Mark says.
“She called straight back and told me not to hang up as this was for real. She visited me at the workshops within forty minutes to discuss the Gucci guitar project.
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Written by: Julia Crowe