Italian fashion house Versace recently opened its first boutique in Milan dedicated to kids’ line Young Versace, geared toward boys and girls from 0 to 12 years old.
Young Versace is located on the ground floor of the company’s headquarters on Via Borgospesso and is quite small at 538 square feet.
The store will offer the line’s inaugural Spring 2012 collection, which includes zipper-detailed tops, studded hoodies and skirts with the brand’s key motif.
The Versace creative director will welcome shoppers to the British capital’s flagship store on Regent Street at around 9am tomorrow morning.
The 43-piece collection finally reaches some 300 stores across the globe and online tomorrow, before reaching North America on November 19.
The hotly anticipated collection will soon hit around 300 stores worldwide and online, although to ensure the launch goes as smoothly as possible consumers will have to follow some strict regulations.
The Telegraph reports that British shoppers must queue in advance to receive a wristband with an allocated shopping time on it.
While a fashion show in New York Tuesday night showcased the upcoming Versace for H&M line, a website in China has been claiming to offer the collection online.
On November 8 models including Daphne G, Natasha Poly and Lindsay Wixson showcased pieces from the range at a special launch.
The upcoming partnership evokes various key styles from the Versace archive including silk-crêpe dresses, multi-colored panel print gowns and the classic studded leather jacket.
The collection features the a variation of Versace Greek key pattern in gold going down the white porcelain body of the vase with three different vase shapes.
Only 99 copies of each vase are available, with every piece bearing a special stamp with a limited edition number.
H&M has released the first official campaign visuals for its design collaboration with Versace, starring models of the moment Daphne Groeneveld and Lindsey Wixson.
Lensed by photographer duo Mert & Marcus, the images give a first impression of Versace’s greatest hits-inspired collection due to hit stores in November.
The range, which includes both men’s and women’s styles, as well as home accessories, “will look back on the heritage of the brand, full of leather, print, colour and exuberance in exclusive materials,” H&M said.
Here are three exciting new collections that will have your kids looking back at your family photos with pride.
Versace voiced its support on Thursday for a campaign to stop the sandblasting of jeans — a practice used to give jeans a fashionable faded look.
The Italian fashion giant said that none of its suppliers were using the controversial technique and that it had now joined an international campaign “to encourage the elimination of sandblasting as an industry practice.”
Donatella Versace gave the world a sneak peak of what’s in store by wearing one of her H&M designs to the Versace men’s show in Milan yesterday
The label’s iconic symbols, such as the Greek frieze and the Medusa, will be reinterpreted with a sense of irony and fun prints in natural fabrics.
“This is a high-end, glamorous and colorful collection in line with the brand’s essence, with a touch of rock ’n’ roll,” said Gian Giacomo Ferraris, CEO of Versace.
Milan is preparing to host its annual men’s fashion show on Saturday, billed as the biggest in the world.
Thirty-six brands including Dolce&Gabbana, Giorgio Armani and Prada are set to take to the catwalks for the four-day fashion festival.
The autumn-winter collection show kicks off on Saturday with top brands including Ermenegildo Zegna, Dolce&Gabbana, Jil Sander and Roberto Cavalli.
Get the complete look at the new Spring/Summer accessory campaign for Versace, featuring actress January Jones.
The Mad Men actress appears totally nude at the adverts but she does keep her modesty with the help of Versace handbags.
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.
Versace Home presents the Christmas 2010 collection which features elegant tableware and ornaments. Check out the collection belowâ€¦
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 for a winter wonderland at your dinner table this season.
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 is embossed with the Versace Medusa logo.
The Versace Unique sapphire crystal screen is the largest single piece of this high-tech material ever produced for consumers.
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 spurred high-end companies to focus on consumers, to concentrate on their core business, and to further invest energy and resources on product design and innovation,” said Altagamma chairman Santo Versace, president of the Gianni Versace fashion house.