I have been excited since June for the Versace H&M collaboration, and it is finally here! Vogue.com showed images of the collection and to be honest I was left breathless at how horrendous and kitschy everything is! In June Donatella was talking about classic Versace moments and being sexy, but honestly there are one too many studs, blings, palm trees and horrific animal prints in neon colors! If this collection was shown on Project Runway, I am sure the judges will say the designer has a “questionable level of taste”. And I am questioning Donatella’s taste as well as H&M for this fiasco of a collection.
So let’s see what I am talking about- bright orange, neon pink leopard print, with embellishments and print of a tropical sunset surrounded by classical elements in bright yellow. It is a WTF! Who will wear this dress? And just the description of it makes me laugh out loud.
But it is not all horrendous, there are a couple of pieces that are actually cute, or as Donatella says – very sexy. They are both black with studs, with a decent level of taste but nit really shining with any innovation in the design area-
So there you go, there is always a silver lining in black.
To be honest can’t wait to see how many people will queue in anxious anticipation for this disaster of a collection and buy a piece. Perhaps there will be a lot of neon palm prints left over in the stockrooms of H&M or not really, just because it is a designer label at a decent price. I am very interested to see what other people think of it.