Versace sold to Michael Kors in $2.1 billion deal

More than two decades after Italian designer Gianni Versace was murdered in front of his Miami mansion, his namesake fashion house has been sold to Michael Kors for $ 2.12 billion.

The late designer’s sister, Donatella Versace, will remain on as creative director of the luxury brand.


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Michael Kors Brings Pesaresi on Board to Helm Men’s Division

Michael Kors Holdings Limited has named Andrea Pesaresi president of Michael Kors Men’s, effective Oct. 15.
He succeeds Don Witkowski, who passed away in June, and will report to John D. Idol, chairman and chief executive officer.
Pesaresi was most recently ceo of Philippe Model, but prior to that, he spent 25 years at Ermenegildo Zegna, where his most recent role was brand director of Z Zegna and Licensing, a post that encompassed product development, brand strategy, international expansion and marketing. Pesaresi joined Philippe Model, an Italian sneaker brand, at the end of 2016.
“Andrea has been in the industry for 30 years and comes to us with extensive knowledge of the evolving luxury men’s marketplace,” Idol said. “Andrea will provide the necessary leadership to enable us to achieve our goal of developing the Michael Kors men’s wear business to $ 1 billion in revenue.”
The company declined to say how large the men’s business is today, but in the first-quarter earnings call in early August, Idol said that while men’s is “still small to the total company, it continues to grow.” He cited strength in logo sportswear “for Father’s Day gifting, particularly the Greenwich polo and our knit logo baseball jacket,” along with “refined pieces such

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Michael Michael Kors Fulton Faux Leather Large Crossbody Bag

Michael Michael Kors Fulton Faux Leather Large Crossbody Bag

A trendy yet polished monogram print adorns this sleek Michael Michael Kors crossbody bag. Features a pebbled PVC exterior; dual top zip closures with magnetic logo charm closure; one outer pocket and a buckle-adjustable crossbody strap. Two zipper compartments; one open compartment with two slit pockets; six card holders and one ID slot at interior
List Price: $ 188.00
Price: $ 188.00

Michael Michael Kors Jet Set Large Travel Messenger Bag

Michael Michael Kors Jet Set Large Travel Messenger Bag

Showcase your style allegiance with this logo printed messenger bag from Michael Michael Kors. Featuring a logo print exterior; a top-zip closure; a buckle-adjustable shoulder strap; hanging logo charm; polished logo plate at front and one back pocket. Three open pockets and one cell pocket at interior
List Price: $ 198.00
Price: $ 198.00