First Look: Versace’s Iconic Collection for H&M

Published on June 21st, 2011 by Lauren Valenti

Girls and Boys round the world are waiting with bated breath for the November 19th debut of the Versace for H&M collection designed by Creative Director Donatella Versace!

The autumn 2011 designer collaboration was announced just this morning and already the fashion world is buzzing with oohs and ahhs from the preview images! “I am thrilled to be collaborating with H&M and to have the opportunity of reaching their wide audience. The collection will be quintessential Versace, perfect for H&M and Versace fans everywhere,” says Donatella Versace.

The collection, which pays homage to the Versace brand heritage, will feature women’s, men’s and even selected pieces for home decor! This means exquisitely tailored and sexy leopard, leather, and studded designs no doubt.

“Versace is one of the most important brands of recent times, and their collection for H&M will be glamorous and flamboyant – everything Versace stands for. Donatella Versace is sharing with us iconic designs from the archives. This is such a celebratory collaboration and it is perfect for the party season,” says Margareta van den Bosch, creative advisor at H&M.

The collection will be available from 17 November in around 300 stores worldwide, as well as on-line. In addition, Donatella Versace has also designed a pre-spring collection for H&M which will be exclusively available in countries with H&M on-line sales from January 19, 2012.

Below are interviews with Donnatella Versace and H&M’s Margareta van den Bosch in Milano, June 21st 2011.

Versace for H and M

Versace for H and M

Versace for HM Men

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