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.
Japanese designer Atsushi Nakashima showcased a casual collection for men and women featuring zippers which allow the wearer to create their own stylings at the opening of Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday.
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.
The Internet went into rumour overdrive Thursday after a web report that American streetwear designer Virgil Abloh was to be named creative director of Versace. The house, however, has denied any plans of the sort.
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.