Fendi x Versace Collaboration Rumours at Milan Fashion Week
Italian fashion houses Versace and Fendi are rumoured to have a collaboration in the works. The partnership could potentially debut today at Milan Fashion Week.
Rumour has it that Versace will be collaborating with fellow Italian brand Fendi at Milan Fashion Week and may hold a secret second show on Sunday.
Fendi presented its Spring/Summer 2022 Collection earlier this week, and Versace is slated to debut its own collection on Friday evening. However, it has been reported that Versace sent out “cryptic gold-and-white ‘save the dates’” — signed by creative director and former owner Donatella Versace — to a small group of fashion insiders inviting them to a Sunday event.
Rumours of the collab have seemingly been foreshadowed by Kim Kardashian who posted a picture of herself, Donatella Versace and Fendi’s Kim Jones — who handles the brand’s haute couture and womenswear — on Instagram almost three months ago.
It is unclear whether Kim Kardashian is involved in the collaboration.
Business of Fashion has reported that “Donatella has been working with both of LVMH-owned Fendi’s creative directors, Silvia Venturini Fendi and Kim Jones, on a line set to be revealed at the Sunday event.”
Other brands that have collaborated in recent times include two of luxury fashion’s heavyweights: Gucci and Balenciaga. Gucci unveiled their Fall/Winter 2021 collection through an innovative fashion film, which included the collaboration between the two brands. The partnership was a crossover of both brands’ signatures throughout the collection, with an extreme amount of logomania.
Another recent collaboration in the fashion world saw Ermenegildo Zegna and Steve Aoki team up for a limited-edition drop of the iconic Triple Stitch Sneaker. The collaboration is part of the brand’s aim to redefine how men’s wardrobes should look in the 21st century.
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