By: Isiah S Magsino
Versace. Synonymous with edgy, eccentric and a lot of flash. In a press conference following Donatella’s latest Fall/Winter 2019 show in Milan, the creative director explained how “a little bit of imperfection is the new perfection.” An interesting combination of words by Ms.Versace, but one that certainly played well throughout the collection.
Though Donatella is making a shift towards romanticizing slight flaws, the brand has always had its fair share of perfection. One major one: Naomi Campbell.
The supermodel and goddess-among-men has championed the brand since the beginning of her career, walking numerous shows during the 90s and keeping a close relationship with Gianni. During Versace’s Spring/Summer 2018 show, Donatella chose to honor her brother by closing the show with five of the original 90s supermodels—Naomi Campbell obviously being one of them.
Taking the understanding of exalted reputation of the House of Versace and Naomi Campbell, here are a few legendary moments of the supermodel and designer.