Dolce & Gabbana’s ode to the family is one of the brand’s most famous codes. Since a few years, the meaning of the word family is present in every single part of the company: Advertising, digital marketing, in the collections, and even in the public disputes of the designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana – See the argument they had with Elton John about same sex adoption.
#DGFamily is the ultimate claim from the brand, whose italian origins have influence the cult about this concept, now hashtag. Following this line of communication, it’s totally logic to enhance the figure of the mother – The sexy and strong Italian mother that takes care of all the members of the family.
Sophia Loren / Monica Bellucci / Laetitia Casta / Bianca Balti
At the fall-winter 2016 fashion show we saw an influx of pregnant women and new moms across the runway, while “Mama” from the Spice Girls was delighting the viewers’ ears. The collection is now available in stores and online, and so in order to push sales in both channels, Dolce & Gabbana has launched an amazing print campaign, where quotidian family scenes are beautifully shown, and a digital activation where the user can pay homage to their mothers.
FW 16 Advertising Campaign
It’s amazing how a concept that is far from Fashion (and from mother’s day) can have so much impact among the consumers. In social media they achieved: 404 tweets in the last month, and 21.872 Intagram‘s posts with the hashtag #DGfamily.
These kind of actions have established the brand – together with Chanel, Balmain and others – among the designers that worry more about the Image than the Shape, but in my opinion, it isn’t something negative. Actually, the brand has been able of adapting to the Millenial’s age, where how-many-pictures-of-the-show-you-get-on-Instagram is the key to success, while maintaining a sublime taste for the clothes. And on top of that, Dolce & Gabbana has been able of keeping the Fashion House year after year under the same concept: Tradition.
Some real pictures of the #DGFamily campaign
I have to say, bravo Dolce & Gabbana! They have touched thousands of hearts with their latest campaigns. Thousands of people that will buy from the heart, and not from promotions 🙂