The story of Versace’s is the story of a family. Gianni Versace was born in Reggio Calabria where as a child he acquires the skills of a tailor’s shop. Having moved to Milan to pursuit a career in the world of fashion, in 1973 he becomes the designer for Byblos, where he works for several years until he decides to open his own fashion house.  “Gian...

At a time when we're valuing togetherness over dissonance, and support over anything more self-serving, two heritage Italian brands came together in one history-making catwalk event, as Fendi and Versace closed out Milan Fashion Week in exceptional style. The two storied fashion houses collaborated on a show - named 'Fendace' - which saw Donatella...

The Italian fashion house has secured a 285sq m boutique in the SoHo area of New York City. The store is located on the ground floor of a mid-rise structure built in 1879 and is within close proximity of several other luxury brands including Linda Farrow, Louis Vuitton, Stella McCartney, Dior and Fendi. The interior design of the store has been cre...

Versace continues to invest in the North American market to expand its retail network. While the Italian luxury fashion house, which is owned by Capri Holdings, is scouting for a new location in Uptown New York to replace its former boutique on Fifth Avenue, which closed last February, Versace has just opened a 3,070-square-foot store in the heart...

Lady Gaga portrays a member of the Gucci family in her upcoming film, but she’s teamed with another famous Italian fashion house for a new capsule collection celebrating both Pride Month and the 10th anniversary of her album Born This Way. “Versace has always been a leader,” Gaga wrote on Instagram while modeling a Born This Way Versace tee and ber...

At a time when many of his peers preferred an austere minimalism, Gianni Versace stayed true to himself. The brilliant designer’s flashy signature looks set him apart from anyone else in the fashion world. With bondage-inspired gowns, brilliant prints, and metallic mini-skirts, Gianni and his namesake label pushed the boundaries of fashion. An inno...

“Could you imagine American Gigolo without the Armani costumes? What would the devil wear if it were not Prada? How could you listen to your fave old school Hip Hop without having Moschino and Gucci name-checked in the lyrics?!” Moschino creative director Jeremy Scott is talking about what Italian fashion has brought to the world, and one thing is...

Donatella Versace and her daughter Allegra Versace Beck have donated €200,000 ($222, 890) to a Milan hospital to support its fight against coronavirus. Versace's Chief Creative Officer, 67, and her heiress daughter, 33, announced they would be donating the large sum to the intensive care department of San Raffaele hospital in the city, which has be...

A funny thing happened in 1992. Italian designer Gianni Versace came to Miami to visit his sister Donatella, whose then-husband was from nearby Hollywood, Fla. With some time to sightsee, Gianni asked his cabdriver to take him “somewhere good.” He was dropped at the corner of Eighth Street and Ocean Drive. The rest is history. This past December, t...

Scottsdale Fashion Square has added another high-end luxury brand to its lineup: Versace. The Italian fashion company will open a 3,131-square-foot retail store inside the mall's so-called "luxury wing," near Neiman Marcus, and will be located across from Michael Kors, the mall announced in a news release on Monday. It is anticipated to open in the...