Swim Style – Coinciding with the launch of its underwear line, Versace will also introduce a new beachwear collection (pictured above). Iconic elements of the house such as the Medusa logo, Greek motifs and signature prints have been re-interpreted for the new range set to debut in January 2013.
Skin Show – Marking the launch of its underwear collection, Versace taps Kendra Spears to model its sexy range with this image lensed by Mert & Marcus. Giovanni Bianco art directed the packaging for Versace Underwear, which hits Versace boutiques and specialty stores worldwide starting January 2013.
Versace in SoHo – Last night Donatella Versace celebrated the opening of Versace’s new boutique in SoHo, New York. Models, actresses and musicians including Doutzen Kroes, Lady Gaga, Linda Evangelista, Coco Rocha, Karolina Kurkova, Tali Lennox and Alexa Chung came out for a cocktail party where they wore the Versace and Versus’s autumn collection.
Studded Hearts – Sojourner Morrell evokes seventies style in a wardrobe of head to toe Versace for the latest French Revue de Modes. Captured by Julia Noni (Chris Boal Artists), Sojourner stars in dreamy images featuring the colorful designs of Donatella Versace styled by Anatolli Smith. Hair stylist Vincent de Moro creates the brunette’s retro curls while makeup artist Topolino offers understated beauty.
Pop Life – Pop star and judge on the upcoming season of “The X Factor”, Britney Spears, covers the October issue of Elle US in Versace. Alexi Lubomirski captures Britney for the new issue where she opens up about her style, relationship with fiancé Jason Trawick (pictured below) and fame.
Black Autumn – Italian fashion house Versace enlists Dutch newcomer Elza Luijendijk for its fall 2012 campaign photographed in London by Mert & Marcus. Styled by Joe McKenna, Elza slips into short and shiny ensembles featuring crosses, sequins and metallic accents. A short blonde coif and dark lips complete the gothic chic looks.
The Glam in Couture – Atelier Versace’s fall 2012 haute couture collection kept it glam with a showing of sexy and sophisticated dresses featuring tropical hues and beaded gowns. Models hit the runway in high slits, silk chiffons and metallic accents for the ultra-feminine outing. Body-hugging silhouettes gave way to mid-length trench coats matched with oversize belts. Sheer work and revealing cutouts complete the glamazon designs for autumn.
Atelier Gems – Versace revealed via press that they will be launching the inaugural collection of Atelier Versace Jewelry. The new line of precious gems is set to be revealed during the Atelier Versace fashion show on July 1st during Paris Haute Couture. Luxury stones such as diamonds, emeralds, sapphires and amethysts appear in the line with many pieces being sculpted by hand. “As a designer and a collector of fine jewelry I have always wanted to offer the same quality of craftsmanship in jewelry as we offer with the Atelier Versace fashion collection,” says chief designer Donatella Versace.
Photo: Kasia Struss at Atelier Versace’s spring 2012 fashion show
Model Kate Upton celebrated her recent GQ cover at an outdoor BBQ party held during the menswear shows at Milan Fashion Week on June 25th. Kate kept it short and sexy with a studded Versace dress from the Italian label’s spring 2012 collection.
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Studded Glamour – Brazilian beauty Ana Beatriz Barros dons a short coif and studded Versace dress from the label’s spring 2012 collection for the June cover of Elle Brazil. Ana was photographed by Gui Paganini in São Paulo for the new issue.