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HIGH-GLOSS PUNK Milan: Donatella Versace may not be the master of reinvention, but she certainly knows how to bend a theme to her will. …


HIGH-GLOSS PUNK
Milan: Donatella Versace may not be the master of reinvention, but she certainly knows how to bend a theme to her will. Swiftly abandoning Spring’s bohemian groupies, the designer fully committed to another famous subculture for Fall, treating punk to just as much sizzle. Stripped clean of any grit, this was Sid Vicious by way of a high-end Sunset Boulevard club, populated by the kind of girl who always gets backstage. Clad in unrelentingly shiny textures, from low-slung pants to mini kilts and fitted corset dresses in slick vinyl, the Versace muse liked her look short, tight and bold. Traditional punk tartans mixed with the flashier pieces, but gave way to cartoonish animal prints in bright canary yellow, and the label’s classic harnesses were a central design feature throughout, this time festooned with a cascade of spikes instead of the customary Medusa head.—Nina Stotler

Silhouette: Fitted / Nipped waist / Tapered / Asymmetric / Body conscious

Color: Black / White / Silver / Bright canary yellow / Gold / Cherry red / Violet

Key Items: Mini-kilts / Skinny vinyl suiting / Crop tops / Corsets / Body-conscious minidresses / Nipped waist blazers / Leather pencil skirts / Fitted motorcycle jackets / Rock t-shirts / Sexy slashed evening gowns / Vinyl motorcycle pants

Materials: Vinyl / Mink / Gabardine / Leather / Lurex / Jersey / Sheer mesh / Satin

Print + Pattern: Animal prints by the Haas Brothers / Tartan / Message graphics

Details + Trim: Slashes / Crystals / Bugle beads / Exaggerated nail closures / Fur sleeves and collars / Studded quilting / Metal lapel tips / Straps / Gathering

Accessories + Footwear: Studded jewelry / Fur embellished sandals / Tangled spike and razor blade chain necklaces / Metal belt harnesses / Studded boots / Plaid chain strap handbags / Hip chains / Chunky leather belts / Spiked chokers / Wire rim sunglasses / Pointy 80s pumps / Fur handbags

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