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.
July 1, 2013 |
Mena Suvari attended her first European fashion show on Sunday and was impressed. “I was sad when the show was over,” the "American Beauty" star said at the after-party, still marveling at Donatella Versace's presentation for Atelier Versace, which launched the fall-winter 2013-2014 haute couture season. “She set the bar high.” And that Versace did, even more so than usual with a stunning-at-43 Naomi Campbell leading off the catwalk...
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.
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.
HOME & GARDEN
May 11, 2006 |
DONATELLA Versace, commander in chief of slit-down-to-there gowns, has a new runway to conquer -- and it's not the one festooned with flashbulbs, 6-inch heels or absurdly scrawny 15-year-old models. Rather, it is at the airport, where the Milan-based fashion designer plans to sex up the interiors of your private jet.
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.