Donatella Versace discusses the latest menswear outing from Versace. The iconic designer shares, “This collection is like a homecoming. It’s about the passions that define Versace, the complexity of men, the energy of today.” Approaching spring-summer 2018, signature Versace prints dress must-have shirts.
Adding a fresh take on its prints, Versace embraces patch work to bring together various styles. Relaxed silhouettes also reign. They bring a certain sportiness to the collection. It’s here that today’s popular streetwear motif meets a laid-back approach to tailoring. This idea is perhaps best shown in the range’s modern take on pinstripes.
Versace Spring/Summmer 2018 Men’s Collection
Pure Versace–fresh attitude, easy energy and an immediate passion that runs deep.
Pinstripes are refreshed and remixed, like pinstripe strong-shouldered tailoring, or shirts where different pinstripes are contrasted and clashed.
The new power of Versace prints: the utility of a tech blouson is contrasted with the romance of its “Balletto” print, while the “Angelo” print appears on a sharp quilted bomber.
Versace silk shirts are made modern, with two shirts cut up and combined, or the optical print shirt cropped to just show above the waist of black silk utility shorts.
Knits are playful, like the cotton knit red twinsets with a bead and crystal crown embellishment, or diagonal cut knits that add dynamism to the layers.
Biker jackets and pants are given unexpected softness in black silk, complete with quilted padding. Silk pajamas are the perfect luxury for day.
A classic Versace logo looks totally new, embroidered in white stitches on a baby blue or pale pink T-shirt, worn with matching straight leg jeans.
Parachute pants have zips at the side for a volume that’s then gathered by drawstrings, while utility blousons have lattice lacing on the sleeves.
Leather trenches are created from intricate patchworks of leather squares, the corners held as if by a bolt. They come in black or black-and-white check.
Baby pink tracksuits are in cotton velour with a baroque jacquard, while stonewash denim jackets are cut and patch worked with Versace denim prints.
Metal chains stitched through tailoring create an eloquent evening take on the pinstripe. The “Cornice” print appears on a sharply tailored silk blazer.
V-Circle–The Manifesto Edition is a new watch with a unique pied-de-poule dial. Meanwhile the Aion watch has a bold hexagonal dial.
Backpacks come in classic prints. Sneakers are moulded on the heel with the Medusa or Greek Key, while velvet slip-ons are embroidered with crowns.