When Gucci’s Frida Giannini set out to develop the Fall/Winter 2008/09 collection, she had her vision set on influence and inspiration coming from “Russian Rock.” We can only image that the early setting sun and cold temperatures of Russia helped in development of a variety of leather jackets in the line. Openers of Japan profiles some of the more detailed and complex constructions of the collection.

View select images of the leather jackets for Gucci’s Fall/Winter Collection 2008/09 after the jump.

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