10 Questions for Donatella Versace

After her brother Gianni was killed in 1997, she took over the family business and built it into a global brand, with a new menswear line out this month. Donatella Versace will now take your questions

Luca Babini for TIME

Donatella Versace photographed at the TIME/LIFE building in New York on March 17, 2008. .

After her brother Gianni was killed in 1997, she took over the family business and built it into a global brand, with a new menswear line out this month. Donatella Versace will now take your questions

What characteristic of the Versace brand have you kept alive to immortalize your brother? Armando Rodriguez Davila, Mexico City
Glamour. When Gianni started, fashion was about being safe, being sophisticated. The word glamour didn't exist. Gianni invented glamour. It meant women not being afraid to embrace femininity and sensuality. I make sure glamour stays.

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