The void that Anthony Vaccarello left is one that could only be filled by the proprietor of Versace herself, the inimitable Donatella Versace. Her rare appearance during curtain call at the Versus show on Saturday night gave it that much more weight. [CONTINUE READING...]
Rock with an urban twist. A clash of signature elements, descending from the historic Medusa emblem, transported into the digital age. Donatella Versace turns a page in the history of the Versus-Versace line after the departure of Anthony Vaccarello, who returns to Paris to take the helm at Saint Laurent. The starting point for the collection? Metallic mesh was a key theme, seen in the form of patches adorning jackets, bombers or pull-overs, with a space age military vibe that transformed them into strong eveningwear staples similar to the little dresses in a variety of mixed mediums and textures that also featured in the collection.
There was also a healthy dose of black and military green alongside bright orange and eye-catching printed inserts which gave the collection a distinctly modern, urban edge befitting of the new streetwear 3.0.
by Giampietro Baudo - MFFashion