During Milan Fashion Week, Dua Lipa strutted in two different outfits to open and close the Versace show. The show also included several of Lipa’s hit songs, including Physical, which played twice as she walked down the runway.
The first Versace look Dua Lipa wore was all black. From her peek-a-boo cutout blazer to her ruched tube skirt, both pieces featured safety pins, a new signature touch for the Italian luxury house. The gold embellishments, as well as open cuts and glam variations on menswear suiting, gave late-century fashion a new lease of life. To finish it off, Lipa’s Donatella-inspired sky-high heels brought the throwback items to a close. The triple-strap silhouette, which is finished in satin shine, is the right balance between a block-heeled sandal and a platform base.
Dua Lipa switched up the colour palette with an all-pink dress that debuted on the Versace runways.
The second monochrome moment carried on the hot pink trend that began in spring 2020, but this time it found a new dazzling home. A matching crop top and logo-trimmed skirt complemented the British singer’s iridescent, metallic appearance, combining themes from the 1980s disco era with 1990s slinky designs. The final highlight of Lipa’s catwalk debut was a unique take on a popular sandal trend. Fisherman sandals are easily identified by their strappy design and almost gladiator-like fit. Versace’s version added a flared heel and vibrant 2000s-chic jelly pink uppers to the mix.
Gigi Hadid and Irina Shayk, both seasoned models who have previously featured on many runways this season, as well as Emily Ratajkowski, Stella Maxwell, and Naomi Campbell, were among those who joined the 26-year-old singer of New Rules.
Addison Rae, Bella Thorne and her fiancé Benjamin Mascolo, singer Becky G, and others were among the celebrities who sat in Versace’s front row.
Despite the fact that this is Dua Lipa‘s first time walking in a fashion show, she is a longtime Versace muse who frequently wears the brand’s designs on red carpets and on stage, including at the 2021 Grammys, where she arrived in a sheer bedazzled gown adorned with a butterfly.
Lipa partied in another Versace look after the show, this time a metal mesh mini similar to one worn by Christina Aguilera at the 2000 Grammys.