Shin Min-a and Lee Jung-jae become Gucci’s new global ambassadors
South Korean actors Lee Jung-jae and Shin Min-a have been announced as Gucci’s new global ambassadors.
The Italian luxury fashion house announced on November 11 that popular South Korean actors Lee and Shin, both recently appeared on hit Netflix shows. Squid game and Hometown Cha-Cha-Cha respectively, as new global brand ambassadors.
Gucci also unveiled a series of photos of the two stars in Gucci pieces, sharing the announcement of Shin’s approval on social media. “Here the actress appears in a series of images bearing key pieces of [the Gucci Aria collection]”, said the legend. The collection was designed by the creative director of the fashion house Alessandro Michele.
#MinaShin joined as the new Global Ambassador of the Gucci brand. Here, the actress appears in a series of images bearing key pieces of #GucciAria, including a selection of #GucciJewellery. #AlessandroMichele pic.twitter.com/JIXYoqJMVa
– gucci (@gucci) November 11, 2021
Gucci shared the reason for their appointment of Shin as global ambassador in a separate statement by Soompi, writing that “her sophisticated and unmatched style and belief in the pursuit of diversity and respect for self-expression are similar to Gucci’s philosophy”.
Alongside Shin, Squid game Lead actor Lee Jung-jae has also been named Gucci’s Global Ambassador. “Lee Jung-jae’s charismatic and iconic style and strong personal identity are similar to Gucci’s philosophy that values acceptance of diversity and self-expression,” Gucci wrote, by Soompi.
Lee’s next project is slated to be an upcoming film titled Hunt, who will also make his directorial debut. Meanwhile, Shin is currently filming for a new drama series titled Our Blues, written by acclaimed screenwriter Noh Hee-kyung. Alongside Lee Byung-hun, Kim Woo-bin, Han Ji-min and more, Our Blues will arrive sometime in 2022.