Giving Donatella Her Due

With biker looks, punk looks and hippie looks, with leather, leopard and tie-dye, Ms. Versace challenges gender stereotypes. MILAN — In the first handful of looks in the Versace show were suits cut down the middle and bisected by pattern and color, Prince of Wales checks on one half, full black on the other. They were dual natured, let’s say, shown on both men and women, as if underscoring the hollowness of binary gender descriptors. There are a ton of ways Donatella Versace fails to get the credit she deserves, and a certain degree of sexism is built into that deficit. Full Story at New York Times Fashion and Style…