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 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.

The Versace and Lamborghini Roadster LP640

Two Italian companies known for their inspirational design have collaborated to create the Versace and Lamborghini Roadster LP640 which is going into production for fall. The limited edition luxury car, designed by Donatella Versace, will be produced to order and displays the signature Versace Greek Key motif on the front bumper and the lower part … Continued

Versace $227,000 Jewelry Watch

Versace is branding Luxury. At a recent Watch Fair in Baselworld, the Donatella unveiled the Versace “not like a watch” watch. Available on order only, it’s a gold timepiece with a dial covered in more than 122 white diamonds. Given that three of this overprecious Destiny watch have already been sold, seems like The Versace … Continued