Happy Birthday Donatella Versace! 11 Powerful Quotes by the Italian Fashion Mogul and Met Gala Favourite
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The legendary Donatella Versace, one of the biggest names in the fashion world turns a year older today. Born on May 2, 1955, Donatella is the artistic director and vice president of Versace apart from being their chief designer. She is quoted saying, “Gianni created the whole thing. I came later and helped him.” Yes, it’s true that her Donatella's older brother, Gianni started and established Versace as a renowned brand in the 80s and 90s. But following his tragic death (Gianni was murdered), Donatella filled in his big shoes to take Versace to newer heights. Michael Kors Buys Fashion Label Versace In a USD 2.2 Billion Deal.

It was no cakewalk for the 65-year-old who not only continued her brother’s work but also became a fashion legend in the process. Donatella Versace is a woman of substance – a business tycoon, designer, mother, boss lady and fashion visionary. Let us look at some of the most powerful quotes on style and fashion by Donatella Versace. These sayings by Met Gala favourite's will pump you up for the upcoming 'Oscars of Fashion.'

1. Elegance is always in style for men. There are all different kinds of elegance. It can be silk, it can be a T-shirt.

2. Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.

3. Something has to change in the world. Without change, young people will have no future.


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4. The three biggest fashion mistakes are cheap suits, shoes, and shirts. Spend your money on something good.

5. I think glamour all the time. I wake up in the morning and I'm already thinking glamour.

6. Fashion is all about happiness. It's fun. It's important. But it's not medicine.


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Love from #Shanghai!! 💋

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7. You can have small moments of happiness in life. You certainly can't expect years and years of it.

8. Die and born again, die and born again. It's the story of my life.

9. I think men know to seduce women through words and conversation and nice gestures. That's much sexier than when a man uses muscle.


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10. For me, music gives a voice to fashion.

11. Fashion is not frivolous.

Happy birthday Donatella, one of the beloved and boldest fashion personalities budding designers and entrepreneurs look up to. Her fearless, creative yet smart approach towards fashion and life is to die for.