Gucci Podcast

The Fashion Gardener: the life, work and legacy of Ken Scott by writer and academic Shahidha Bari.


Known as the ‘fashion gardener’ for his oversized botanical prints in clashing colours, Ken Scott was an American designer residing in Milan in the 60s and 70s. To emphasize the Epilogue collection’s retro, eclectic spirit, Alessandro Michele chose prints from Ken Scott archive, owned by Como-based textile producer Mantero, and applied them to emblematic House designs.
To celebrate the work of Ken Scott, the story of the designer’s life, work and legacy is narrated by writer, academic, critic and Professor of Fashion Cultures and Histories at London College of Fashion, Shahidha Bari.



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