Given that this season’s D&G collection incorporated, in a Gianni Versace-like twist, scarves in every which way possible, an extra jolt of anticipation came along with waiting for Versace’s Donatella Versace-designed Spring 2012 collection. Fittingly, Versace brought back many of the brand’s signatures including gold stud accents, zipper details, fitted black leather, and sea creature motifs for a somewhat repetitive, but nonetheless mesmerizing collection.The collection was at its best when it came to the cocktail dresses – short, flirty, and sexy without feeling overly aggressive despite being paired with sky-high painfully beautiful Lucite platform heels. The floor-sweeping looks were more hit-or-miss and the finale gowns could have done without the oversized Las Vegas-esque starfish accents.
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TheFashionSpot's Lifestyle Editor, Sharon Feiereisen, is a freelance lifestyle writer based in New York City. Her work has been published in Newsday, The Knot, AM New York, WHERE New York, Dan's Papers, and Hamptons Magazine, among many other print and online outlets. Check out her tumblr blog, Random Happenings.