Fashion Designer of the Month for March 2023
Donatella Versace is an Italian fashion designer, businesswoman, socialite, and model. She is the sister of Gianni Versace, founder of the luxury fashion company Versace, with whom she worked closely on development of the brand and in particular its combining of Italian luxury with pop culture and celebrity. When Gianni died in 1997, Donatella inherited a portion of the Versace brand and became its creative director. She is currently the brand’s chief creative officer. Along with her brother, she is widely credited for the supermodel phenomenon of the 1990s by casting editorial models on the runway.