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Versace Fall 2019

Versace in all its baroque, body-con glory isn’t the first brand you’d think would go grunge. But this is where we were for fall 2019. The Nineties are alive and well on the Milan runways, from the Kurt Cobain-reverent grandpa cardigans at Tod’s on Friday morning, to the fugly platform clodhoppers at Bottega Veneta in the afternoon, to Versace’s mosh moment Friday night, staged on a runway with Disneyland-worthy, safety-pin set pieces as further reminder of the 1994 dress that put the Italian fashion house on the pop culture map.
“The way we live today, online and in Instagram, it’s not really right. There’s a need for a little imperfection,” offered Donatella Versace during a collection preview, where it must be said, she didn’t have a blonde hair out of place.
Not so on the runway, where the models’ hair was wet-look matted and pinned with Versace barrettes, just one example of the staggering amount of merch to come out in the collection, the first the designer has shown since selling last year to the American-owned, Michael Kors-fronted Capri Holdings for $2.2 billion.
With a Nirvana soundtrack blaring, all of the Versace house codes were filtered through the grunge blender and more, from

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