In a brilliantly conceived homage, Donatella Versace commemorated Gianni’s 20th anniversary – the gentleman passed 20 years ago – on Friday with a collection remembering his moments of glory and not his cruel ending.
Eighties glamour is back in Milan, though with a sophisticated flourish, and a saucy yet sporty finish. Think a New Dynasty but without the enormous hair, as 3 non-Milanese designers showed on the opening day of Milan.
La Moda Italiana has sued Versace USA and Gianni Versace, S.p.A. in the New York federal court as a preemptive lawsuit, in a long term trademark battle between the companies and the Versace 1969 label.
Twenty years ago, stylist Gianni Versace was gunned down in Miami, plunging his fashion house into crisis. Two decades on, it is one of the world's top global luxury brands thanks to his little sister, Donatella.