Frida Giannini has given birth to her first child.

The Creative Director of Gucci and her husband Patrizio Di Marco - the label's president and CEO - welcomed their daughter Greta into the world on March 2 and Frida is now taking time to look after her newborn baby.

A spokesperson from Gucci confirmed ''both mother and baby are doing well''.

Frida, 40, last made an appearance on the catwalk two weeks ago when she debuted Gucci's autumn/winter 2013-14 show during Milan Fashion Week - the day before she left for her maternity leave - and it is thought the new mother will return to work in June before the menswear show.

The couple began dating in 2009 and previously revealed they were willing to leave their positions at the fashion house if their boss, owner François-Henri Pinault, was unhappy with their relationship blossoming.

Di Marco said: ''The relationship Frida and I have is very serious. When in life, you choose someone to be with - someone you are looking to spend your life with - well, this is a match of minds and souls.

''We don't agree on everything. But you only really argue when you have something important to argue about. Otherwise you realise it's not worth it.''