Donatella Versace to star in Givenchy Campaign


Yes, you didn’t misread the title…one of the fashion world’s most iconic figures, Donatella Versace, is indeed going to star in a “competing brand’s” campaign. The matriarch of the Versace fashion house will be starring in the upcoming Givenchy Fall-Winter 2015 campaign. On April 28, Ricardo Tisci, the Creative Director of Givenchy posted the image you see above on Givenchy’s Twitter account, with the caption, “So proud and honored to introduce my new ultimate icon: Donatella Versa”

Later, he also added, “FW15 Givenchy Family Campaign MORE TO COME SOON!”

In response Donatella Versace, quickly commented on Versace’s Twitter page, "For my talented friend Riccardo. Together we break fashion boundaries today!"

According to the hash tags on Tisci’s post, the campaign images were shot by famous photographer duo Mert and Marcus. The two designers, Ricardo Tisci and Donatella Versace have been friends for over a decade, since their first meeting at a dinner hosted by Vogue Italia.

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