Versace is an Italian fashion house founded by the late Gianni Versace and continued by other Versace family members, after his death.
Beginning with a clothing line in 1978, the company became an immediate success. Gianni Versace choose medusa symbol as logo of his company. Luxury clothing and accessories of the company are characterized by influences ranging from pop art to greek and roman architecture.
Celebrities who at one time were the face of Versace are Madonna, Ashton Kutcher, Britney Spears and Halle Berry.
House Versace has grown and now includes accessories, home furnishings and cosmetics.
Versace Couture is the main line of the house and includes perfume division.
The first perfume Versace, Gianni Versace for Women was introduced in 1981.
Gianni Versace was the victim of a criminal US in 1997, but the company continues offering fashion and perfumes under the leadership of his family.