Iconic fashion designer Donatella Versace presented Versace Men‘s Fall Winter 2019.20 collection, that explores modern concept of man and masculinity and challenges stereotypes, during the second day of the recently finished Milan Fashion Week. This was Versace‘s first menswear show after Italian brand was acquired by Michael Kors Holdings Limited.
“In the ‘90s there was such a specific idea of A man but, since then, fashion has evolved dramatically and today one cannot define men in just that same, clear way. Everything has changed, and today’s society allows everyone a greater freedom to express themselves with their clothes as well as with their actions. What I wanted to show in this collection are the different facets of a man, who, like everyone, dresses according to the occasion and has gained the courage that he didn’t have before. If I had to find a word that defines today’s men, it would be daring.” – Donatella Versace
“Every man is free to tell his own personal story in a society where individuality matters as much as being recognized as part of a group. Only a confident man is able to see beyond the status quo and challenge it. This newly found attitude gives him the freedom and security to ignore conventional norms around beauty, and even more so, around masculinity.
Sharp tailored suits with safety pin details walk next to see-through plastic pants or bondage-printed silk shirts. Embroidered lace details are placed on knitwear and worn with the most classic Prince-of-Wales pants and the Chain Reaction sneakers.Embroidered boxer-style shorts are worn with button-up dress shirts.
A limited edition collaboration with Ford is inspired by the excitement of buying your first car. Excitement and aspiration of owning something as an extension of one’s personality, something very connected to the idea of being a man.”