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Versace pursues retail expansion in China

The Italian luxury house, which just opened a jewelry boutique in Beijing on December 10, has other imminent plans in the pipeline for China. The company will debut a new retail concept before Christmas in the Village North, a shopping complex in Sanlitun, an affluent area filled with shops and eateries. Additionally, Versace is planning … Continued

Versace Home Christmas 2010 Collection

Versace Home presents the Christmas 2010 collection which features elegant tableware and ornaments. Check out the collection below… Delicate snowflakes, ruby-red berries and a rich gold finish adorn these elegant plates, cups and saucers, mugs, serving dishes, accessories and ornaments. Start your collection with just one ornament or porcelain bell, or get the whole lot … Continued

Versace Bubble Sofa

Versace Home has launched this chic Bubble Sofa. Quirky, comfy and very colorful the sofa can be upholstered in choice of fabric or leather.

Versace Unique Mobile Phone Launched

Today, Versace and ModeLabs Group announced the launch of a new luxury mobile phone, the Versace Unique. The new device offers rich touches that include front fascia options constructed from either 316L grade stainless steel or an 18K yellow gold finish. Another opulent feature is the Unique’s back, which is made of handcrafted leather and … Continued

Outlook brightens for Italian luxury sector

Prospects for Italy’s luxury goods sector are looking up thanks to strong sales forecasts in Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. Sales are expected to grow throughout the world – with the exception of Japan – and across all luxury product categories in 2010, the Altagamma Foundation said. “These last two difficult years have … Continued

New Versace Home Collection Unveiled in Milan

To celebrate the opening of Milan Design Week, Versace hosted a cocktail party at the Versace historical HQ in Via Gesù 12 yesterday. The new pieces include the Sunburst, a crystal round table. Its base is composed by 14 elements in chromed metal that conveys the strength of a solar explosion.

Versace mansion lives on as Miami hotel

Barton G. Weiss, a Miami restaurateur, has turned the late Gianni Versace’s beachfront villa into a 10-room hotel, The New York Times reports. The hotel, called The Villa by Barton G., is modeled on a Roman palazzo filled with fountains, frescoes and stained glass, featuring a pool and terrace tiled in thousands of colorful mosaics. … Continued

Versace not working with Lady Gaga on range

Pop star Lady Gaga may be having an influence on sartorial choices in various parts of the world, but there is no project for her to work on a range with the Versace label, a spokesperson for the company said. AFP earlier reported that British publication OK! Magazine revealed that Gaga would like to work … Continued

Versace to launch cell phone

Italian fashion house Versace in May will introduce its first mobile phone, entering a blossoming new high-price category for luxury fashion brands. Versace created the phone with ModeLabs, a French company that also makes phones for fashion house Christian Dior and watchmaker Tag Heuer. True to Versace style, the bespoke phone will feature premium materials … Continued

Georgia May Jagger for Versace

Georgia May Jagger will be the face of the Italian fashion house’s Spring/Summer 2010 campaign. The 17-year-old daughter of rock legend Mick Jagger and world-renowned model Jerry Hall will replace Gisele Bundchen. Georgia appeared on her first Vogue cover in November 2009, and was voted this year’s Model of the Year at the British Fashion … Continued

Versace to Close Its Japanese Stores

Bloomberg reports that Gianni Versace will shut down its stores in Japan as there is decline in the demand for luxury goods. The fashion company has three stores in Japan, one in Osaka, one in Tokyo and one in Chiba according to the Versace website. Versace, which entered Japan in 1981, isn’t the first brand … Continued

Versace opens a flagship store in Saudi Arabia

Versace has just opened a new flagship store in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. With black granite marble for the floors, white lacquer effect work on the walls, and a clear blown glass curtain chandelier, the store is looking as luxe as ever. It will house complete collections for men and women, including accessories, eyewear, watches, fine … Continued

Gianni Versace Designed Tiara Goes For Auction

On March 23rd, online jewelry retailer Bidz.com will auction off a gold and diamond tiara designed by the late Gianni Versace to benefit the Aid for AIDS charity, with an opening bid of $699,000 US Dollars. The one-of-a-kind tiara, which contains over 1,200 diamonds and is worth an estimated $3 million, has been worn by … Continued

Doldrums ahead of stunted Milan Fashion Week

Milan Fashion Week kicks off Wednesday in an atmosphere of gloom and doom with some 10 fewer shows in the lineup because of the global financial crisis. While 95 fashion houses staged shows a year ago, this year’s programme has attracted only 79. A total of 93 brands showed their summer 2009 collections here last … Continued

Versace hotel to refrigerate beach

Versace, the renowned fashion house, is to create the world’s first refrigerated beach so that hotel guests can walk comfortably across the sand on scorching days, reports The Australian. The beach will be next to the the new Palazzo Versace hotel which is being built in Dubai where summer temperatures average 40C and can reach … Continued

Palace Stone Collection by Versace

Versace has just released a collection of tiles called Stone Palace in collaboration with the ceramic tile industry mogul Gardenia-Orchidea. It is a eclectic collection that combines beauty with some technological features that were used to create the details in the porcelain stone. The Palace Stone collection comes in two different surface finishes and can … Continued

New Versace Fragrance

Donatella Versace presents the ultimate luxury in gorgeous package: small leather suitcase coloured white with golden details. Gianni Versace Couture is the first fragrance which is ideal for the high class. It was created in cooperation with Euroitalia Company from Milan and its aim is to return the brand Versace on the top of luxury … Continued

Versace For Your Home

Donatella Versace designs more than just clothing nowadays. You can bring the luxury of Versace into your home in a new and exciting way with their Versace Home line of black and white furniture. Simple, modern lines make this furniture line sleek, elegant and one of Donatella’s best creations. No word on pricing yet. On … Continued

Versace Fall 2008 ad campaign

– Versace Fall 2008 ad campaign shot by famed photographer Mario Testino – The two models are Russian knockout Natalia Vodianova and Brazilian stunner Isabeli Fontana star in the ads which feature Versace’s eye-popping new line of handbags, clothing and accessories.