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Last night the Lexington Avenue Armory, the venue that usually plays host to blockbuster fashion shows like Marc Jacobs and Victoria’s Secret, was transformed into a night club by Versace’s leather-clad denizens for the launch of the newly-revamped Versus line. The event showcased J.W. Anderson’s capsule collection for the house, along with the stable of “seasonless” looks inspired by iconic pieces of decades past. See it all here in its cropped, slashed, gender-bending glory, plus get a look at some of the unlikely attendees.
Versace‘s diffusion label Versus is going to look very different going forward. WWD reports that the Italian line is in the midst of a major strategy shift that has been in the works since “before summer.” Here’s what is going to change.