Founded by Gianni Versace in 1978, Versace is one of the world\'s leading international fashion brands  and a glamorous symbol of Italian luxury world-wide.  It designs, manufactures, distributes and retails fashion and lifestyle products including Atelier (Haute Couture), prèt-à-porter, accessories, fine jewellery, watches, eyewear, fragrances, and home furnishings all bearing the distinctive Medusa logo.