An Epic Gucci Story — Sara Gay Forden
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A thrilling combination of creativity and chaos built Gucci’s luxury good empire. Sara Gay Forden details its extraordinary past in her book, The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed. And it’s now a major motion picture. Forden joins host Charles Mizrahi to discuss the genius of Gucci’s business and the thrilling saga of Maurizio and Patrizia.

Topics Discussed:

  • An Introduction to Sara Gay Forden (00:00:00
  • Gucci’s Origins (00:01:25)
  • Luxury Legend (00:5:49)
  • An Epic Story (00:13:08)
  • Maurizio and Patrizia (00:21:40)
  • Dark Ambitions (00:25:26)
  • The Trial (00:29:47)
  • Twenty Years Later (00:36:36)
  • On the Big Screen (00:40:18)

Guest Bio:

Sara Gay Forden is an author and journalist. Her book (below) is a New York Times bestseller and major motion picture. Forden previously worked in Milan as a business correspondent, covering luxury brands and the bureau chief of Women’s Wear Daily and W magazine.

Today, she works at Bloomberg News, where she leads a team of reporters who cover corporate influence and big tech.

Resources Mentioned:

·  The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour and Greed


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