Groupielove # 8

December 23, 2009 by  
Filed under Backstage, Featured Items, Milan, models, womenswear

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Vivid pastels, geometric prints, baroque curlicues, short-short skirts, and slinky, sexy chain mail: Where else could this be but Versace? For Spring, Donatella Versace was telling everyone who went backstage that she’d been inspired by Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland (which comes out next March). “I loved the idea of that fantasyland,” she said. Really, though, you didn’t need to know that to appreciate the fact that this was Versace reduxβ€”the Gianni heyday of the early nineties retooled in a gloriously confident way.