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Gucci Does Monaco

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For the second year in a row, Gucci will collaborate with Charlotte Casiraghi to dress the daughter of Princess Grace of Monaco for the 2011 Global Champions tour. The Daily Mail reports: "Every part of the collection is designed for optimal performance in jumping and training, making sure each piece ensures resistance and elasticity. The line is dominated by navy, red and white, and features a unique rosette icon from the Gucci archives, which Giananni has reinvented specifically for Ms Casiraghi. The rosette first appeared as a brooch in the 1980s in another Gucci-Equestrian collaboration with the Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI). Giannini has recreated the rosette with Ms Casiraghi’s initials inscribed in the middle, and applied it to the blazers, buttons, saddle pads, rugs, blankets, and polos that she will be using while on tour." [Daily Mail]