Donatella Versace will present the VERSACE book throughout a series of events in London, New York and Milan. Moderators include some of the most influential voices in the world of fashion, who have contributed writing the book.
The events will consist of a meet and greet with dialogue between Donatella Versace, the public and groups of students from some of the most prestigious fashion and design schools. Some of the topics to be discussed include: fashion photography, brand and image and digital communications.
The VERSACE book will be explained personally by Donatella Versace, who will narrate her interpretation of Versace in the twenty-first century and her remarkable work as the curator and face of Versace.
VERSACE, published by Rizzoli; is a contemporary portrait of the Maison seen through Donatella eyes, with accompanying original essays penned by fashion’s most authoritative voices. Featuring photography by Richard Avedon, Steven Meisel, and Mario Testino among many others.
Moderators will also include Tim Blanks, Maria Luisa Frisa, Simone Marchetti and Sonnet Stanfill.
London December 4th – Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London Time 7pm
December 5th – Harrod’s, 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightbridge, London Book signing – Versace boutique, International Designer Room 4, First Floor Time 1pm
New York December 7th – The Times Center, 242 West 41st Street Time 7pm
December 8th – Versace 647 Fifth Avenue Book signing Time 6pm
Milano December 15th – Piccolo Teatro Studio Melato – Via Rivoli 6, Milano Time 12pm
For the Fall/Winter 2017 collection, Gildas Loaëc and Masaya Kuroki, co-founders and artistic directors of Maison Kitsuné, drew their inspiration from American pop culture and the aesthetic and creative energie of New York born, Paris based, artist William Klein.