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Versace has announced that it will not be showing on the Milan Fashion Week schedule this month and will, for the first time, be presenting in a fully digital capacity.
The Italian fashion giant revealed the news to WWD, explaining that it would present its men’s and women’s autumn/winter 2021 collections together via a film, which will be released on 5 March.
The Milan shows are set to take place between 23 February to the 1 March, with the Paris shows starting immediately afterwards. However, although the Versace presentation will happen during Paris Fashion Week, the label has said there is no affiliation with the city.
“Being a digital event has its advantages,” Donatella Versace told the publication. “One of them is the possibility of connecting with your audience whenever you think is the right moment.”
The chief creative officer added that Versace’s relationship with