Versace news and archive
It's a family affair; fashion's most powerful dynasties
In fashion they say it’s not what you know but who you know. So as we prepare the seating arrangements for Thanksgiving dinner, ensuring that feuding siblings, wealthy patriarchs and money-grabbing stepdaughters are situated at some distance from the carving knife, let’s take a look at the great fashion lineages. Many of these most famous...
22 Nov 2021
Capri Holdings beats Q2 expectations, raises full-year outlook
Capri Holdings, the parent company of luxury labels Michael Kors, Versace and Jimmy Choo, has upped its full-year revenue and profit guidance after beating expectations in the second quarter of the year. In the three months to September 25 2021, revenue at the group increased 17 percent to 1.3 billion dollars, with “better than expected” results...
3 Nov 2021
Video: Versace SS22 womenswear collection
In this video, luxury fashion house Versace has presented its SS22 womenswear collection at Milano Fashion Week (MFW). Watch the video below. Do you want to see more clothing collections? Click here to view the FashionUnited Marketplace. Video: Versace via YouTube Photo credit: Versace, Facebook
11 Oct 2021
MFW SS22: Donatella honours Versace foulard in show starring Dua Lipa
Italian luxury house Versace presented its spring/summer 2022 collection during Milan Fashion Week, with a tribute to the label’s classic silk foulard scarf and a guest runway appearance by singer Dua Lipa. This SS22 presentation marks the brand’s first return to a physical show, with an in-person audience, in over two years. The luxury label...
27 Sep 2021
Kim Jones and Donatella Versace swap roles
The surprise catwalk show and previously unofficial event announced last minute at MFW turned out to be a swapping of roles between Versace and Fendi’s creatives and long-time friends, Donatella Versace and Kim Jones. The intimate experience Versace alluded to on its Instagram was a starry discoball lit runway come to light and life the moment...
26 Sep 2021
At Milan Fashion Week there's freedom in dressing sexy
At Milan fashion week the hemlines are short and the body on full display via a myriad of garment constructions and revelations. There is the alluded sexiness, as seen at Prada, where a thigh-skimming silk dress was juxtaposed with a leather biker jacket. Shoes were pointy but the kitten heel kept the look from teetering into the overt. At...
26 Sep 2021
What we know of the Versace x Fendi collaboration so far
When Fendi showed on the first day of Milan Fashion Week there was little to suggest the Rome-based luxury house would later be involved in a second show – one that involved a collaboration with another Italian luxury brand, namely Versace. Rumours have been circulating since Donatella Versace sent a save-the-date for a special event on Sunday,...
24 Sep 2021
Fashion's next big thing? The luxury pet market
With 88 million households in Europe owning a pet it is no wonder luxury brands are targeting the upper echelon of the market to sell high-end accessories and haute couture pet wear. Gucci, Prada, Versace, Missoni, Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Hermes, most catwalk houses will allocate a small collection to man’s four-legged friend. Some even...
3 Aug 2021
Michael Kors and Versace parent Capri Holdings raises revenue forecast
Versace and Michael Kors parent Capri Holdings Ltd on Friday raised its annual revenue forecast from 5.2 billion dollars to 5.3 bn dollars. The US-based conglomerate navigated the pandemic like most luxury giants, seeing a positive growth in sales of its accessories and ready-to-wear collections at the start of 2021. The company said revenue was...
30 Jul 2021
Versace opens boutique in New York's SoHo
Versace has opened a boutique at 11 Greene Street in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. The space spans 3,070 square feet and will carry the Italian luxury label’s full offering of ready-to-wear and accessories for both men and women. Following the design concept by renowned architect Gwenael Nicolas first presented in the brand’s Paris...
27 Jul 2021
5 Brands launching Pride Collections with a Difference
June is the month of Pride and some brands are doing more than lip service and making inclusivity a priority. For the past several years, a plethora of brands from high street to sportswear to luxury, have unveiled collections and collaborations that directly benefit the LGBTQIA+ community, either through awareness or donating to relevant...
3 Jun 2021
Capri Holdings narrows losses, upbeat on recovery
Michael Kors parent company Capri Holdings managed to narrow its losses in the fourth quarter of the year despite revenue remaining flat, as revenue for all three of its luxury houses beat expectations. The luxury fashion group, which also owns brands Jimmy Choo and Versace, reported a net loss of 183 million dollars for the three months ended...
27 May 2021