Founded in 1978 in Milan, Gianni Versace SpA is one of the leading international fashion design houses and a symbol of Italian luxury world-wide. It designs, manufactures, distributes and retails fashion and lifestyle products including haute couture, prèt-à-porter, accessories, jewelry, watches, eyewear, fragrances, and home furnishings all bearing the distinctive Medusa logo. The Versace Group distributes its products through a world-wide D.O.S network which includes over 180 boutiques in the principal cities and over 1500 wholesalers worldwide. Donatella Versace has been Artistic Director of Versace since 1997 and has steered the brand into the 21st century. Today, Versace represents its heritage through its strong and fearless designs, while addressing a new global audience which continues to strengthen Versace’s position in contemporary culture. In 2000 Gianni Versace Spa opened Palazzo Versace, the first hotel project to be branded by a luxury goods company, which provides tourists and travellers the opportunity to experience and enjoy the complete Versace lifestyle. The second Palazzo Versace built in Dubai opened in 2015. The third Palazzo Versace will be built in Macau, China. In June 2009, the Versace Group nominated Mr. Gian Giacomo Ferraris to the position of CEO. In February 2014, Gianni Versace SpA announced its agreement with Blackstone to participate in the next phase of the Company’s development. Blackstone owns 20 percent of the company; while the Versace family remains at its heart, with Ms. Allegra Versace Beck, Ms. Donatella Versace and Mr. Santo Versace all playing important roles in the company. Donatella Versace holds the dual role of Vice-President of the board and Artistic Director.
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Milano, IT
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1,500 (est)
Versace was founded in 1978 and is headquartered in Milano, IT

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Versace has an office in Milano
Milano, IT (HQ)
38 Via Alessandro Manzoni

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Lady Gaga to play Donatella Versace in American Crime Story, reports say

Star is rumored to be taking on the role of the fashion mogul in the third season of Ryan Murphy’s hit show, which will focus on the murder of Gianni VersaceLady Gaga is tipped to play Donatella Versace in the third season of American Crime Story. Related: American Crime Story season three to tackle…

Nothing gold can stay: Michelle Obama wore chainmail Versace for her final state dinner as first lady

Over eight years as America’s first lady, Michelle Obama has dazzled us with her fashion choices for the White House state dinners. For her final…
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