The Puerto Rican diva closed the Donatella Versace show with the Jungle Print dress that marked the history of the brand (and Google)
That green is a lucky color is certainly not new. But that a single green dress can carry so much is truly incredible. Yet that's what happened to the Jungle dress from Versace, THE dress that in the last hours (actually in the last 19 years) is on everyone's lips.
But let's go in order: last night in Milan, in front of an astonished audience and in standing ovation, Jennifer Lopez closed the parade by Donatella Versace walking the catwalk wearing the same dress she wore many years before at the Grammy Awards. It was February 23 of 2000.
From the following day, the countless searches by the public of the aforementioned model pushed the Google team to realize Google Images, the image search tool that has revolutionized the web world and all of us. Needless to say, J. Lo's popularity skyrocketed as well. A real amulet, in short.
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“It was an incredible thing. The whole world had the exact same reaction: it gasped. Today we live in a highly technological society, but it was different then. To think that a single dress, linked to a particular moment, has led to the creation of a tool that we now use almost without realizing it, I think it is an extraordinary thing. "
This is the comment of Donatella Versace, which to celebrate its 20th anniversary brought back to the catwalk spring-summer 2020right there Jungle printin its original version, in green and in a palette of reds and oranges.
But also declined on different materials: on shirts worn under corsets with a sweetheart neckline, on Squalo sneakers and even on the Virtus bag with three-dimensional embroidery.
Games of volumes and overlays on the décolleté give a new dimension to the iconic black dress by Versace. The silhouettes caress the body in a sinuous way, while the shoulders become protagonists again highlighted by tailored jackets. To be mixed with balloon skirts embellished with crystals that enhance femininity.
The tie-dye on the skin it creates a marbled effect in fluo hues, contaminating even the most classic garments in Prince of Galles and the t-shirts on which the iconic stands out Jellyfish or the signature of Gianni Versace.
The looks are completed by i sandals tied at the ankle with plexiglass heels and the mini handbags in cristal-mesh.
The entire collection perfectly testifies to how much the traditional aesthetic of the brand always thirsts for experimentation.