Donatella Versace

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Business Features

WWD List: Designers Warming Up to Faux Fur

As more consumers are ditching fur, fashion brands are taking note.

clock March 13, 2019Kellie Ell

A Michael Kors store rendering.

Financial

Michael Kors Down, Jimmy Choo Up at Capri

Michael Kors has seen jewelry and watch sales wane, while revenue in the Americas and Europe regions also fell.

clock February 6, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Anja Rubik and Clément Chabernaud will appear in Jimmy Choo's spring advertising campaign. Photographed by British lensman Craig McDean, Rubik and Chabernaud are pictured in a glamorous New York apartment. Rubik is wearing pointy-toe ankle-strap sandals in one shot and cork sandals with a bejeweled gold buckle in another one. Chabernaud is pictured wearing a shiny Sixties Mod loafer style. The campaign, styled by Sarah Richardson, will debut on the brand's website and social media on Friday. "Anja encapsulates the confident style and spirit of the Jimmy Choo woman in her urban habitat," said Sandra Choi, Choo's creative director. "She's playfully provocative and comfortable in her own skin captured by Craig McDean and in natural moments of cat and mouse with Clément."

Financial

Jimmy Choo Gives Capri Holdings a Third-Quarter Boost

Sales at Jimmy Choo rose in the third quarter, but dropped at Michael Kors.

clock February 6, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Ricardo Rojas is launching hair care.

Hair

Celebrity Stylist Ricardo Rojas Tossing His Hat Into the Hair-care Business

A new premium hair collection is launching at The Salon Project — Joel Warren’s salon concept featured at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores and the 1 Hotel in Miami as well as on its creator’s site.

clock January 3, 2019Faye Brookman

Jonathan Akeroyd, Donatella Versace and John Idol.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Versace Acquisition Complete; Michael Kors Holdings Changes Name to Capri Holdings

The luxury fashion house anticipates revenues will grow to $8 billion with its expanded portfolio.

clock December 31, 2018Kellie Ell

Versace Pre-Fall 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Versace Pre-Fall 2019

Donatella Versace dug into the house archives for Versace’s first show in New York.

clock December 3, 2018Jessica Iredale

Backstage at Versus Versace RTW Spring 2018

Designer and Luxury

Versace Integrates Versus Into Versace Jeans Line

Versus was first launched in 1989, but the company is now focused on the signature line and will revisit Versace Jeans, which is licensed to Swinger International.

clock October 30, 2018Luisa Zargani

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Designer and Luxury

Donatella Versace On Selling to Michael Kors, Her Role and More

WWD talked to the designer Tuesday, just after Michael Kors Holdings agreed to buy Versace for $2.1 billion.

clock September 25, 2018Luisa Zargani

Backstage at Versace RTW Spring 2019

Financial

Michael Kors Brings Versace On Board for $2.1 Billion

The company is being renamed Capri Holdings Ltd. to reflect its portfolio approach.

clock September 25, 2018Evan Clark

Versace RTW Spring 2019

Fashion Show Reviews

Versace RTW Spring 2019

Donatella Versace deftly modernized her brand’s heritage in an impressive spring collection.

clock September 22, 2018Bridget Foley

What Are Your Dream Summer Plans?

Lifestyle

Asked & Answered: What Is Your Dream Vacation?

Yes, the fashion set has many a glam vacation on the horizon. But what if they could go anywhere?

clock July 20, 2018WWD Staff

Helena Christensen, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, Donatella Versaces, Claudia Schiffer and Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on the catwalkVersace show, Runway, Spring Summer 2018, Milan Fashion Week, Italy - 22 Sep 2017

Financial

Versace Expects Growth in 2018, Company Pays Dividends

The Versace family cashed in 3.1 million euros.

clock July 13, 2018Luisa Zargani

Retail

Talks Trump Cocktails as Retailers Seek to Engage, Educate

Retailers discovering consumers have an appetite for learning.

clock May 23, 2018Sharon Edelson

"Heavenly Bodies" features an array of designer pieces.

People

The Met’s Costume Institute Unveils ‘Heavenly Bodies’

Rick Owens, Rodarte, Lanvin, Chanel, Balenciaga, Yves Saint Laurent and Valentino are among the designers featured in the show which spans a few areas in The Met and The Cloisters.

clock May 7, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Women Fashion Designers: Donatella Versace

Fashion Scoops

International Fur Federation ‘Disappointed’ in Versace No Fur Stance

Versace told The Economist’s lifestyle magazine, 1843, she will no longer use fur.

clock March 14, 2018Samantha Conti and Luisa Zargani

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clock March 19, 2019Lisa Lockwood

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