Picking up the pace at Milan Fashion Week and re-inspiring a fashion-numbed following after sitting through four weeks of days completely immersed in clothes, Donatella Versace put the pep back in the step of many.
The soundtrack may very well have had a major part to play in reigniting the flame, as the designer chose it for the confident message it sends out to women. Set to the tune of "Transitions" covered by Violet and Friends, the collection took to the catwalk as the song called for women to ultimately look to their lives and their put distractions to the side to really go after whatever it is that makes them happy. "It was made for International Women's Day," said Donatella Versace, backstage. "And when I heard it, I was so sure of myself. I wanted to challenge myself, to do something strong."
For Spring/Summer 16, Donatella Versace focused on authority with a collection that felt urban, in tailored military-inspired separates in green and khaki, with bright camouflage working its way into the collection playing up the more relaxed side of the military style.
Mixed jacquard knits, leather intarsias and intricately wrought, colourful collages appeared as Donatella's way of reworking the brand's long loved stripes and spots on a full line up of pieces for day and night.
Whilst the Italian designer breathed new life into her signature prints, the silhouettes of her trademark evening dresses were there in true form, showing skin and adding length to long legs with up-to-there slits. Take a closer look at the collection in full via our gallery below...