August 28, 2013 |
Donatella on "Donatella": Although we weren't even aware that Lady Gaga's upcoming album had a song about Donatella Versace on it (titled "Donatella" nonetheless), Ms. Versace isn't only aware of it, she "approves" of it. At least that's the takeaway from New York magazine's Cut blog -- based on the parsing of an email the designer reportedly sent to the Just Jared blog. [Cut] Gucci's "Rush" job: Gucci's creative director, Frida Giannini, lent the label's archives to the costume department for Ron Howard's '70s-era Formula One racing flick "Rush.
January 21, 2013 |
PARIS --Planes couldn't land, cars couldn't move and pedestrians had to slosh their way through slush, but not everyone minded the snow in Paris for the start of haute couture week on Sunday. At Atelier Versace, Kevin Costner said, "It's given Paris a wonderful look - it's like a winter wonderland.” There to film “Three Days to Kill,” Costner said when the invitation to Versace's spring/summer collection arrived, going to the show seemed like a good idea. "I like to see what's going on in the city," Costner said.
February 18, 2007 |
THE Rodeo Drive Walk of Style tribute to Donatella Versace, held next to the Beverly Hills City Hall Feb. 8, felt like a Friars roast. 1. Eva Longoria, right, and Penelope Cruz loved the video of "SNL's" Maya Rudolph as the diminutive design dominatrix. 2. Sharon Stone, right, mocked Donatella's husky voice to auction off a Versace Lamborghini for Elton John's AIDS Foundation: "This car is so sexy. It's the Viagra of the future." 3.
October 7, 2013 |
Cheap is becoming chic in a different way. British pop star M.I.A.'s upcoming capsule collection for Versus Versace brings street style's current love of twisting designer logos and prints to a high fashion brand. For this 19-piece collection, which hits stores Oct. 16, M.I.A. created prints inspired by bootleg Versace merchandise she found in London markets as a teenager. Gold medallions galore, and versions of famous Versace emblems such as the Medusa head and interlocking Greek key, are blown up and spliced together on T-shirts, printed jeans, silk shirts, jersey dresses and military-inspired outerwear for Versace's lower-price brand with a rotating cast of designers.
February 28, 2004 |
No designer is the object of hero worship like Tom Ford, who reportedly boarded a private jet for three days of Oscar fetes in L.A. after his post-Gucci show bash here Wednesday. But the fashion world does still have a couple of characters, namely kaiser Karl Lagerfeld and prima Donatella Versace, who were caught in a comic gridlock Thursday night.
October 9, 2000 |
In that old comedy routine, the American tourist in a foreign country tries speaking English to a local and isn't understood. So the traveler keeps repeating his question, but louder. And louder. His subject isn't stupid or deaf. He just speaks another language. As the spring 2001 designer collections finished here, it's clear that now the Italians are the ones shouting, hoping that we stupid customers will finally get it.