The little-known designer Norisol Ferrari worked with Trump because she does not believe in discrimination in any form.
Market sources say Versace is working on an expansion plan ahead of the listing and that its has recently held discussions with Tisci.
The designer is to show his debut collection for the French house in Paris.
The New York-based fair-trade designer has teamed with Selima Optique on a collection of handmade Italian sunglasses.
The designer is hosting “luxe” dinners at Neiman’s stores and breaking bread with top customers.