10:26 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 10/05/2013 11:00AM
Gina Gershon has a wide, downturned mouth that can express disdain, arrogance and sexual mischief. She is never, ever boring.
Put her in a cascading wig of long blonde hair, get her to lower her voice to sound like an Italian-accented bassoon, and you have Donatella Versace.
Gershon plays the fashion legend, who survived the murder of her brother, Gianni, and a visit to rehab, in the Lifetime movie House of Versace, premiering Saturday, Oct. 5, at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
Originally posted 09/06/2013 09:45AM
Donatella Versace is no stranger to parody.
On Saturday Night Live, Maya Rudolph famously portrayed a chain-smoking, stumbling, mumbling version of the Italian designer who could scarcely be understood until she screamed her tagline, "Now get out!"
Gina Gershon now takes on the stormy blond fashion icon for the upcoming Lifetime original movie House of Versace, and the actress, 51, is looking the part.
Gershon emanates Versace with her faraway gaze and signature pout, which the actress perfected by stuffing a bit of cotton under her upper lip.
Originally posted 03/19/2008 02:00PM
Donatella Versace is known for designing beautiful clothing – but she's also deserves credit for the beautiful union between new parents Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubry.
"Of course, I was at the [photo] shoot when they met," she told PEOPLE Tuesday at the launch of Versace Menswear at Barneys New York. "I know him very well. I pushed a little bit. I said, 'Why don't you go out together.' I said it in front of them. It went well at the shoot."
The shoot was for a Versace ad in November 2005 and was where the couple met. "It was a moment when both of them were single," the designer added. "And they are both such nice people."
Originally posted 12/04/2007 11:45AM
He may have been the runner-up this year as PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive – for the second year in a row – but Patrick Dempsey has one field all to himself: he's the new face of Versace for the fashion-design company's spring/summer line for men.
Celebrated fashion photographer Mario Testino shot the ad campaign with the Grey's Anatomy McDreamy, 41, last month, reports Access Hollywood.
"It was so lovely to work with Donatella Versace, she is an iconic and inspirational woman and a wonderful person, not to mention what a pleasure it was to work with Mario Testino too, one of the world's finest photographers," Dempsey said in a statement.
Originally posted 03/28/2007 08:30AM
Allegra Versace, the 20-year-old daughter of fashion designer Donatella Versace and niece of the late Gianni Versace, is in treatment for anorexia, her mother confirmed Tuesday.
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