FOR A FURTHER TWO YEARS
The Gucci Masters, which was established in December 2009 when Gucci returned to equestrian sponsorship after an absence of 20 years, immediately established itself as one of the world's most prestigious indoor equestrian competitions. Gucci has long been associated with the sporting glamour of the equestrian world. Various symbols—from the horse bit to the striped girth strap—have inspired the Florentine house's designs over the years subsequently becoming iconic Gucci signatures.
“The Gucci Masters provides a perfect link to Gucci's values, prestige and culture," commented Frida Giannini, Gucci's Creative Director. "As we approach the House's 90th anniversary in 2011, it is an event that perfectly symbolizes the traditions we proudly carry forward.”