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5 Things to Know From the Atelier Versace Fall 2016 Couture Show


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Paris Fashion Week is well underway, and last night, Donatella Versace closed day one with a sultry and sophisticated offering. Featuring an A-list front row, intricate pieces, and It girl models, this runway report highlights five things you missed from the Atelier Versace Fall 2016 Couture show.

1- A star-studded guest list filled the front row seats at the Atelier Versace Fall 2016 Couture show, with actor Bradley Cooper sitting in between actress Jennifer Garner and supermodel Naomi Campbell.


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2- An auburn-haired Karen Elson made a catwalk comeback for the anticipated show. The model-turned-musician made her runway debut at the age of 18 for Gianni Versace’s last couture showcase in 1997.

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3- Leading the pack of fresh-faced It girl models (which included Irina Shayk, Joan Smalls, and Taylor Hill), was a demure Bella Hadid, who took to the runway in a high-neck, long-sleeved gown that featured a thigh-high slit.

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4- Amid crystal-laden, pleat fold gowns and structured, bustier silhouettes, Donatella Versace showcased

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Vogue, Yannis Vlamos /

5- Complementing the intricately embellished, draped gowns and va-va-voom, thigh-high slit creations were bow-embellished, pointed-toe pumps that featured a low vamp and thick ankle strap.

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