Saturday, September 24, 2016

Versace spring 2017 milan



So, Donatellamommamia, what is it that you don’t get about pretty clothes? What is it you don’t get about clothes that look like they are beautifully made but absolutely useless and offensive to the eye? What is it you don’t get about trying to be trendy and failing is like a kiss of death? Una par me missy. cosa non si capisce qui? Do they only have magic mirrors in casa Versace? Do you only have “yes men” employed to stroke your formidable ego? You admitted when Gianni died “ I am not a designer!” and yet season after season and collection after collection you seem to be intent on reminding us all the veracity of those words. 
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The tailored jackets appear to be quite beautiful and very few of the dresses and then it all goes to hell in a hand wagon in a hurry. Drawstring dresses, hems, jackets anoraks, leggings, tricked out get ups, ugly shoes BUT quite a chic yet misguided color palette in terms of appeal. A bad  idea 20 or 30 years ago is still a bad idea today especially at these prices. 
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The clothes seem to be geared mostly to a teenage to millennial crowd which certainly doesn’t include the ladies of the night or those  women of a certain age who feel the need to look overtly sexy. Glam track suits are not the answer, nor some ill advised knits, Lichtenstein prints floating panels, are not the answer. Correct me. Admonish me for being politically incorrect in saying there is some ghetto-ish vibe that does not befit a brand of this stature.
One last thing.. la Signora seems to beat the banner of “strong women” .. does this mean women who have no taste or women who risk being labeled fashion victims and don’t care?
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