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Versace Spring 2012 Runway Review

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.