Designer Daisuke Obana was a former buyer who created his first deconstructed collection nearly 20 years ago.
He had formerly worked for Brooks Brothers and Banana Republic.
The designs will launch in a pop-up boutique in Atlanta’s Wish Gallery Feb.1-3 and on Versace’s web site.
The launch, two weeks before other retailers, will include six windows on Fifth Avenue.
The designer’s debut runway show today at the Palais de Tokyo will address a more mature consumer.
Milan’s men’s fashion week kicks off today as the industry shows resilience in uncertain times and changing calendars and formats.