The brand's creative director Paul Surridge sent out an energetic collection at Milan Fashion Week on Saturday, revisiting the Florentine fashion house's roots and updating them with a dynamic breath of fresh air.
In an Italy where one black former minister has been the subject of racist abuse by her fellow politicians, it was instructive to attend this Stella Jean collection, a tribute to our memory of the ugliness of slavery.
Now that’s what we call a great Versace fashion show. As she has for several seasons, Donatella staged her show inside Milan’s fairgrounds, a giant exhibition hall done up with a carpet in the colours of the collection.
Italy's fashion industry responded Friday to accusations of widespread underpaid and undeclared subcontracted work in a New York Times article, saying that the problem is limited and already being dealt with.