Burberry, Gucci Facebook Luxury Brands Face Off

Here’s one for all of you out there who like your luxury brands such as Gucci and Burberry, we will be looking at them and how many people ‘Like’ them on Facebook. It seems as though everyone converting their ways to accommodate the ever growing world of social media and social networking. We brought you the news that the fashion industry and their reluctance to move towards social media, have they changes their minds?

Now onto the facts the Italian label Gucci has now hit the 3 million fan marker and are quickly catching up with the most followed brand in social media today, UK label Burberry. The question is can Burberry hold them off? To read more about these luxury brands and their followers on Facebook then please head over to the independent.co,uk by clicking here. Burberry believes that its success is not just because it is a fashion company but also because they understand the huge interests the world has with social media. It appears to me as if these types of brand are really embracing an opportunity for free advertizement on the biggest bill boards of them all, the Internet.

Are these fashion brands transforming into media networks? I would have thought that the biggest brand on Facebook would have been UGG, only yesterday was my beloved wife looking at her third pair! I would say that they are fairly luxury with their recent partnership with Jimmy Choo. What do you think about the fashion industry’s new direction? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.