Madonna and Her Amazing Abs Star in New Versace Campaign (PHOTOS)

House of Versace: 6 Favorite Donatella Versace Moments

Gina Gershon has a wide, downturned mouth that can express disdain, arrogance and sexual mischief. She is never, ever boring.

Put her in a cascading wig of long blonde hair, get her to lower her voice to sound like an Italian-accented bassoon, and you have Donatella Versace.

Gina Gershon Channels Donatella Versace

Donatella Versace is no stranger to parody.

On Saturday Night Live, Maya Rudolph famously portrayed a chain-smoking, stumbling, mumbling version of the Italian designer who could scarcely be understood until she screamed her tagline, “Now get out!”

It May Be New York Fashion Week, But The Tiz Just Wants to Talk About ... Her Wedding

New York Fashion Week has officially begun! On Wednesday night, Benefit Cosmetics hosted the REAL-volutionary Awards to kick off the big week, and when we hit up the party, we assumed everyone would be talking about designers and runway shows. But Ashley Tisdale had something else on her mind: her big day.

Donatella Versace: Halle Berry's Baby 'Fantastic Looking'

Donatella Versace is known for designing beautiful clothing – but she’s also deserves credit for the beautiful union between new parents Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry.

“Of course, I was at the [photo] shoot when they met,” she told PEOPLE Tuesday at the launch of Versace Menswear at Barneys New York. “I know him very well. I pushed a little bit. I said, ‘Why don’t you go out together.’ I said it in front of them. It went well at the shoot.”

Patrick Dempsey New Face of Versace

He may have been the runner-up this year as PEOPLE’s Sexiest Man Alive – for the second year in a row – but Patrick Dempsey has one field all to himself: he’s the new face of Versace for the fashion-design company’s spring/summer line for men.

Allegra Versace suffering from anorexia

Allegra_versace180In a statement released yesterday, designer Donatella Versace confirmed that her daughter, Allegra, 20, suffers from anorexia. Donatella and Allegra’s father, Paul Beck, had this statement:

Allegra Versace Undergoing Treatment for Anorexia

Allegra Versace, the 20-year-old daughter of fashion designer Donatella Versace and niece of the late Gianni Versace, is in treatment for anorexia, her mother confirmed Tuesday.

“Our daughter, Allegra, has been battling anorexia, a very serious disease, for many years,” Donatella Versace and Allegra’s father, estranged husband Paul Beck, said in a statement released by spokesman Robert Zimmerman, the Associated Press reports.

Versace's Teen Niece to Take Over Company

The fashion world is about to welcome a new empress. When she turns 18 on June 30, Allegra Versace, the niece of slain designer Gianni Versace, will become the most powerful teenager in fashion, reports the Wall Street Journal.

Allegra, daughter of Gianni’s sister Donatella Versace, was left a majority 50 percent of her uncle’s fashion empire, according to the terms of his last will and testament, after he was killed in 1997. At the time, Allegra was 11, and Gianni was said to have always doted upon her.


Students eager to break into the world of fashion and design received words of encouragement and advice from Donatella Versace. “I love your work,” the designer told Korey Williams, a senior at Design & Architecture Senior High School in Miami. “It is very strong and sexy.” Donatella talked with students this week after attending a preview of work done by her late brother, Gianni Versace. “As you can see from his work, Gianni was fearless,” she said. “He was not afraid to take chances.