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Versace.... wow.

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Demeter, Jun 9, 2005.

  1. RJman

    RJman Senior member Dubiously Honored

    Dec 10, 2004
    In the not too distant future
    Looks like something Hedi Slimane Dior Homme was doing four years ago. Bryan Ferry had a lurex Dior Homme suit that resembled that for his 2001 Roxy Music reunion tour. Sigh.

    Versace has slid since Gianni's untimely death. While I don't think I would have worn his clothes even could I have afforded them at that time there was a wit and flair apparent in them, and enough touches of elegance to ensure that while there was madness to his method there was method to his madness. I haven't seen any innovation and little creativity in Donatella's designs.

    While the above might just be me being cranky, Versace's fortunes have slid as well. I believe the scale of the shows has had to be cut down (or was some of it eliminated) while shops have had to close.
  2. Thracozaag

    Thracozaag Senior member

    Aug 24, 2002
    Cygnus X-1
    (meaculpa @ June 09 2005,14:01) [​IMG]
    Klatuu  barada  nikto .
    I was going to write "take me to your leader", but yours is even better. [​IMG] koji
  3. Brian SD

    Brian SD Senior member

    Feb 5, 2004
    The fabric sucks and everything else sucks but the cut of the jacket, shape of shoulders, short cut and lapel shape.. I dig it, although the sleeves look too baggy for my taste.

    the hedi slimane Luster line was quite different - much more respectable IMO. It's a completely different style, despite using shiny fabric.
  4. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

    May 24, 2002
    It appears to be a shot Dupioni silk?

    Versace used to have their Gianni Versace Couture line which is now only Gianni Versace.
  5. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

    Jun 25, 2004
    Bay Area
    is it just me and/or my monitor, or are the trousers a different color from the jacket? that's disturbing.

    i can understand why he is wearing dark sunglasses. probably wearing a wig, too.

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