News - Gucci going green with packaging, mannequins

It’s fashionable to go green and even luxury fashion houses are embracing the trend. Gucci is the latest one to start using FSC Certified paper for its packaging which is 100% recyclable. Shoes will be come in a single flannel package instead of two and gift boxes will be available on request. The boxes will come devoid of plastic laminated surfaces and plastic laminated surfaces and coated tissue paper. Ribbon and garment bags will now be crafted with polyester and cotton. The company will also start using eco-friendly mannequins, created with shockproof polystyrene which is a lasting and recyclable materials.