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Donatella Versace pays tribute to brother Gianni at Milan Fashion Week; gets his original supermodels

THE ASIAN AGE

Published : Sep 24, 2017, 12:12 pm IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2019, 3:32 pm IST
The show brought together the supermodels that Gianni Versace helped create — Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen. (All Photos: AP)
The show brought together the supermodels that Gianni Versace helped create — Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen. (All Photos: AP)
Claudia Shiffer, Donatella Versace, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen on the catwalk at the end of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy. On the third day of Milan Fashion Week, past and present merged at Donatella Versace's joyous, celebratory, healing runway tribute Friday to her brother Gianni Versace, 20 years after his slaying in Miami. (Photo: AP)
Claudia Shiffer, Donatella Versace, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen on the catwalk at the end of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection, presented in Milan, Italy. On the third day of Milan Fashion Week, past and present merged at Donatella Versace's joyous, celebratory, healing runway tribute Friday to her brother Gianni Versace, 20 years after his slaying in Miami. (Photo: AP)
Carla Bruni, Claudia Shiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. And it culminated with her own reckoning with how she has born the weight of her brother's creative legacy. (Photo: AP)
Carla Bruni, Claudia Shiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. And it culminated with her own reckoning with how she has born the weight of her brother's creative legacy. (Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. The show brought together the supermodels that Gianni Versace helped create — Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen.(Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. The show brought together the supermodels that Gianni Versace helped create — Carla Bruni, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen.(Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. The show also featured the new generation of celebrity models that Donatella Versace says is the first in decades to exude the requisite confidence: Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner and now Kaia Gerber, Crawford's daughter. (Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. The show also featured the new generation  of celebrity models that Donatella Versace says is the first in decades to exude the requisite confidence: Gigi Hadid, Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner and now Kaia Gerber, Crawford's daughter. (Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. Donatella feted her brother as a designer who empowered woman, a legacy that she has sought to maintain.(Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. Donatella feted her brother as a designer who empowered woman, a legacy that she has sought to maintain.(Photo: AP)
Gigi Hadid wears a creation as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. "This show is for him, from beginning to end," she told reporters backstage. (Photo: AP)
Gigi Hadid wears a creation as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. "This show is for him, from beginning to end," she told reporters backstage. (Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. The silhouette was all Donatella, slim and empowering, in recognition of the shift in tastes over the years. (Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. The silhouette was all Donatella, slim and empowering, in recognition of the shift in tastes over the years. (Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. "Only after 20 years could I do that, even if the pain is the same," Donatella said. (Photo: AP)
Models wear creations as part of the Versace women's Spring/Summer 2018 fashion collection. "Only after 20 years could I do that, even if the pain is the same," Donatella said. (Photo: AP)

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