January 15, 2021

Versace Men’s Spring 2018

There’s a whole new generation buying into Versace and this collection — with its bright silk shirts, gold coin and gargoyle patterns, pinstripes and swirls — was for them.
Not for the Millennials tailored suits and just the odd flash of print. Versace believes that what the kids want today is the attitude and full-on pizzazz of the early Gianni years.
GALLERY: Backstage at Versace Men’s Spring 2018
Donatella Versace described the collection as “a homecoming,” and it certainly was. It’s the 20th anniversary of Gianni Versace’s death (with “Versace: American Crime Story,” currently filming in the U.S.) while the men’s show has returned to the brand’s villa on Via Gesù 12, where it all began.
It was also one of Versace’s most low-key shows in years: Instead of booming music, roving spotlights and stomping models, there was the breezy cobbled courtyard, a Perspex runway, and guests sitting at little round tables while waiters passed around drinks and hors d’oeuvres.
And since Donatella was “at home,” the house codes were naturally all there, as were nods to the street-loving dresser.
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The designer worked soft pink, baby blue — or gold lame — into tracksuits, some of them embossed with a swirling pattern and used

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