STYLE EVOLUTION

The Evolution of Donatella Versace’s Powerful and Bold Personal Style

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Donatella Versace, one of W‘s March 2017 issue cover stars, has a history of provocative style. She is unapologetically a maximalist, often favoring plunging necklines and bold prints both in her personal wardrobe and on the runway. Here, a look back at the legendary fashion designer’s most iconic looks.

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Donatella Versace and Paul Beck at a dinner party honoring Richard Avedon, September 27th, 1993

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Donatella Versace and Gianni Versace at the Costume Institute Gala, 1995

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Matt Dillon and Donatella Versace at the Costume Institute Gala, 1999

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Versace at the VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards, 2000

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Versace at a fashion show and gala at Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire.

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Versace at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party, March 24th, 2002

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Versace at the Giorgio Armani Retrospective Cocktail Party, October 14th, 2003

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Versace at the Fashion Rocks For Princes Trust, October 16th, 2003

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Versace at the Women’s World Awards.

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Versace at the Whitney Museum Gala, October 19th, 2009

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Versace at the 20th Annual Glamour Women of the Year Awards, November 8th, 2010

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At the Versace for H&M Launch, November 17th, 2011

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At the Palazzo Versace with Lady Gaga, October 1st, 2012

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At the Versace Runway: Paris Fashion Week Haute-Couture FW 2013-2014, June 30th, 2013

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Versace at the Costume Institute Gala, May 5th, 2014

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Versace at the Costume Institute Benefit Gala, May 4th, 2015

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Versace at the Amfar Paris Dinner, July 3rd, 2016

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At the Versus Versace Runway at London Fashion Week Spring 2017, September 17th, 2016

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With Gigi Had at the Fashion Awards 2016, December 5th, 2016