Who is Paolo Gucci & why is he so important?

With the upcoming House Of Gucci Movie getting ready to be released, the world is starting to take a deep dive into the House Of Gucci. One of the questions about Vintage Gucci History we get most often is "Who is Paolo Gucci"?The scandalous member of the Gucci family, in 1980 Paolo Gucci strayed from the House Of Gucci to launch his own lines using the Gucci name. While still being employed at House Of Gucci, his uncle and father found out about his deception and fired him from the House Of Gucci. The family went on to contact any and all suppliers and threatened to drop them from their production mix if they would sell to Paolo Gucci.We first discovered the Paolo Gucci brand in a small sportswear shop in Harlem. Enthralled by the mysterious nature of the Paolo Gucci product, our researchers dove into the scandal. Over the past ten years we've collected the most diverse Paolo Gucci Sunglasses and Eyewear collection to go along with our House Of Gucci Archive. Generally smaller in shape, the Paolo Gucci line is 21KT gold plated and often crafted better than the House Of Gucci itself. Stay tuned over the next couple of weeks as we roll out more from our world renowned House Of Gucci and Paolo Gucci archive.