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Haute Couture Spring/Summer 14: Versace Atelier

Haute Couture Spring/Summer 14: Versace Atelier

A nod to Grace Jones


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“I am so fab, check out, I’m blonde, I’m skinny, I’m rich..." the lyrics sung by Lady Gaga at the opening of the Versace Atelier show

Donatella Versace was inspired by the 80s and its icon Grace Jones for Versace Atelier's Haute Couture collection for spring/summer 14. The show marked the opening of Couture week in Paris. The typical Versace jumpsuits, body conscious gowns and glamorous embellishments were all present. 

Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014: Versace Atelier

Hooded ensembles were a clear nod to Grace Jones and the iconic 80's hooded catsuits she's known to wear.  Azzedine Alaïa - the designer who first dressed Jones in a hood, was in the Versace Atelier audience for the show which took place yesterday evening. Another A-list front row attendee was Lady Gaga, who's song 'Donatella' - an ode to the Versace matriarch herself - opened the show with the apt lyrics "I am so fab, check out, I'm blonde, I'm skinny, I'm rich..." 

Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2014: Versace Atelier

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