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Versace Pre-Fall 2019

Donatella Versace loves New York. She’ll tell you herself, but now there’s a Versace T-shirt that spells it out, too, combining the Medusa logo and Milton Glaser’s iconic “I Love NY” state logo on a see-now-buy-now souvenir from the house’s first-ever pre-fall show, staged where else but Manhattan.
Years ago Versace held a Versus show in New York, and in 2011 the Versace x H&M show at which Prince performed was also held in town. But she pointed out that Sunday night’s show was the first time there was a real deal Versace show in New York. She said there was symbolism to the date — Dec. 2, Gianni Versace’s birthday — but not the venue — the American Stock Exchange. “It’s not a reference to Capri Holdings,” Versace said during a preview at the company’s Columbus Circle offices a few days before the show, alluding to September’s $2.1 billion acquisition of Versace by Michael Kors Holdings, which resulted in a new name for the parent company — Capri Holdings Ltd.
The show and collection had nothing to do with the deal, but they did have a lot to do with their host city. Versace likes the energy. “There’s freedom here. There’s

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