VERSUS By Christopher Kane

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The “more accessible” line, designed with Christopher Kane, debuted with a presentation in Milan that the Times’ Suzy Menkes called “a perfect fit.” The collection of miniature dresses in black, khaki and lipstick red was accented with lace inserts and bustiers, some of which bordered on gladiatorial.

Images: Elle

It successfully looks forward—with on-trend cut-outs and single shoulders—while keeping an eye on all the things that have come to signify “Versace” over the years.

For example, the oversize safety pins that held Elizabeth Hurley into her infamous Versace gown made a reappearance as multicolored accessories holding sleeves onto dresses and holding skirt slits to gaps that were merely slightly scandalous instead of potentially gynecological.[Racked]


Written by Fashette

September 29, 2009 at 10:24 am

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