21 Jun '11, 10am
H&M says Versace to design an autumn collection Versace will design an autumn collection for H&M, to go on sale in Novem
STOCKHOLM- Swedish budget fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz said on Tuesday Italian fashion brand Versace would design an autumn collection for the company, to go on sale in November. Versace will be the latest house to collaborate with H&M on an exclusive collection, following Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Comme des Garcons, Jimmy Choo and most recently, Lanvin. An analyst said the well-known brand of Versace would attract positive attention to the world's second- biggest clothing retailer. "They have been doing this (collaborating with famous designers) since 2004. But it is definitely positive with a name that is as famous worldwide as Versace is", said one analyst who declined to be named. The collection by Versace will include ranges for women and men, and will be available from November in 300 H&M stores worldwide, H&M said in a statement. "Designed by its creati...