Washed silk micro tunics spliced with peekaboo lace. Elongated metalfringe swishing about the hips. Tie-dyed Stevie Nicks witchy wear withextreme bodice slashes. Jackets over lace and leather undies. Stilettocage boots. First word that comes to mind? “It’s subtle,” DonatellaVersace offered in a preview. “Subtle. Can you underline this?”

Given that subtlety is a relative condition, Versace wasn’twrong. The collection she showed on Friday night was light, airy andterrifically appealing. In a season of Sixties, this swung more toward“That ’70s Show,” but not obviously so. Rather, she hinted at boho(low-belted tunics) and jet-set (racy shirt and jeans combos) along withthe — what’s the word? — subtle nod to Nicks that closed the show.

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