Versace’s niece to make Paris Fashion Week debut

Versace's niece Francesca will show collection at Paris Fashion Week

THE NIECE OF Gianni Versace will make her design debut next week, when she shows her label Francesca V at Paris Fashion Week.

The daughter of Gianni’s elder brother Santo, Francesca graduated from Central Saint Martins College in June 2006, and received rave reviews for her final degree collection.

The show will mark another move for the design dynasty, which was feared dead with the murder of its figurehead in 1997. This week, Donatella will show the latest Versace collection in the prestigious closing slot of Milan Fashion Week, just a few days prior to her niece’s Paris debut. (24 September 2007)

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