Versace

On Monday, New Yorkers hit the Whitney Gala, which this year was injected with some va-va-voom, courtesy of co-chair Donatella Versace. First of all, there was celebrity eye candy like Patrick Dempsey, Christina Ricci and Mariah Carey. Secondly, the top-floor gallery was made over to more resemble a nightclub than a formal dinner, complete with […]

The Versace fashion house has always been close to the arts community. Gianni himself was an avid collector of both classic and contemporary works from artists such as Alexander Calder and Andy Warhol. Donatella follows his passion and now she announced that she will sponsor the Whitney Museum of American Art’s 2008 Gala on October […]

Donatella Versace will be doing the interior design of a Manhattan landmark known as The Clock Tower. The agreement was announced Tuesday by the Italian design company and Africa Israel Investments Ltd., the property’s owner. The building was constructed in 1909 as the headquarters for MetLife insurance. The design will include 55 condominium apartments, common […]

Francesca Versace is the latest member of the legendary family to hit the fashion industry and will show her debut collection at Paris Fashion Week next week Francesca, is the daughter of Santo Versace- who controls the business side of the company and also the niece of Donatella who took over as creative director when […]

Donatella Versace not only gets coal in her stocking every Christmas, she’s also a great personality match for something that’s so destructive and detrimental to the environment. As Plenty Magazine revealed Friday, Versace’s eco-crimes are a laundry list of sad excess, cruel practices, and plain indifference.  Where to begin? For one, Versace travels with all […]

While we are all buying our jumpers and winter coats, top designers are at least six months ahead of us, showcasing the must-haves for spring and summer. One collection that certainly stood out was Diamond Seduction range which used underwear as outerwear The London-born model strutted down the catwalk in the Luxe collection, which combines […]

The Spice Girls have asked Donatella Versace to design their outfits for their comeback tour. The Italian designer has already started working on her exclusive creations for the band – Victoria Beckham, Mel B, Emma Bunton, Mel C and Geri Halliwell – who kick off their world tour in December. A source told Britain‘s Daily […]

Versace, the Italian design firm, is shifting away from its money-losing clothing line to focus on more profitable accessories, such as luggage, shoes, handbags, leather goods, home furnishings and automobile interiors. Accessories last year accounted for more than 33 percent of Versace’s $383 million in revenue, a 27 percent jump in two short years. They […]

Italian designer team Dolce & Gabbana took a military theme to kit out men next summer, ranging from fatigues with tiny lights that glowed in the dark to camouflage patterned swim trunks. On the first day of Milan’s spring/summer 2008 menswear collections on Saturday, Dolce & Gabbana’s signature line show was colored in army-inspired khakis, […]

Italian luxury group Fendi will hold a fashion show on the Great Wall in China in October as parent company, LVMH Moet Hennessy-Louis Vuitton, seeks to double its sales by 2008. “It’s true,” said a spokeswoman for LVMH, confirming a report in France‘s Les Echos newspaper. LVMH Chairman Bernard Arnault has said repeatedly he sees […]

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