The rock ‘n’ roll lineup at Gianni Versace’s couture show Sunday — including Formerly Prince, Sylvester Stallone and Janice Dickinson, Hugh Grant and Elizabeth Hurley, Bryan Ferry, Azzedine Alaia, Claude Montana and the usual gaggle of supermodels — all turned out at The Ritz’s nightclub for the designer’s traditional post-show party.
With such a gridlock of glitterati, the paparazzi never stopped, which stopped Prince in his tracks. Despite his dramatic entrance with five heavies in tow, the diminutive rocker didn’t stay more than 45 seconds.
While Versace and Montana posed with each other, Grant wandered the party with eyes for every girl in the room — not that Hurley was ever far from his side. But the heartthrob should brush up on his who’s who in the Versace family.
“Ciao, Gianni,” Grant shouted as he made his exit.
“No, I’m Santo,” said Gianni’s vexed brother.
Linda Evangelista was second-guessing her decision to wear a Versace metallic skirt.
“Should I wear this or have I already worked it?” she asked boyfriend Kyle MacLachlan.
Naomi Campbell ran around in a two-piece leather Alaia number which showed her belly button prominently. When she caught sight of shoe designer Christian Louboutin, she ordered some shoes for an upcoming trip to India. “They have to be up the leg,” she explained while stretching a well-exercised calf.
Stephanie Seymour was more covered up, in a flowing floral dress; maybe beau Peter Brant prefers her like that. They slipped upstairs to the Ritz Bar, where Stallone and Dickinson were holding court, amusing those around them with their noisy quibbling.
“Don’t be so sensitive,” yelled Dickinson, to which Sly answered that he didn’t plan on changing.