Versus by Versace
Versace is a universally recognized brand, lauded for the daring creativity of its founder Gianni Versace, who was a pivotal figure in establishing fashion’s permanent place as part of pop culture. Versus represents the youthful, vibrant soul of Versace, dynamic and overflowing with rebellious spirit as guided by the brand’s irrevocable champion, Donatella Versace.
Donatella revivified Versus in 2009 when she selected Scottish designer Christopher Kane to create a capsule collection for the brand. Kane, she felt, was most “in tune” with the spirit of Versus.
In 2013 Donatella chose to collaborate with designer JW Anderson for the next Versus capsule collection. Anderson was granted freedom to play with established Versace themes to create new interpretations. The same year, Versus collaborated with rap artist M.I.A. Her capsule collection was inspired by fashion bootleggers.
The next eagerly anticipated Versus capsule collection will launch in 2014, this time led by Italian-Belgian designer Anthony Vaccarello – another sensational designer driven by his own artistic force.
|“Versus was born with an innate creative approach, with a strong focus on innovation, flair and the unconventional. An artistic force that takes present fashion forward, anticipating new trends and embracing challenge.” – Gianni Versace|
Versus Watch Collections
Versus watch collections are marked by flair and a taste for the unconventional. These distinctive timepieces are infused with the same passion that defines everything about Versace – they celebrate individuality and self-expression – they radiate modern-chic sensibilities and femininity.
Versus Watches feature reliable Japanese quartz movements housed within stainless steel cases. Many of the cases are coated with IP, in colors that include yellow gold, rose gold and black. Several of the lines derive their names from famous places, including locations in Miami, Florida, home of the fabled Versace mansion, Casa Casuarina.
This beautiful fusion of old and new, named after Manhattan’s historic Chelsea neighborhood, combines classic design elements with the youthful style and irreverence that has become a Versus trademark. The oversize 42 mm three-hand configuration features large, raised Roman numbers arranged around a central dodecagon inscribed with the Versus logo and the Versus lion.
A stylized, angular bezel continues the geometric theme. A beautifully finished stainless steel, IP yellow gold, or IP rose gold case is fitted with a matching link bracelet that is secured with a convenient deployment buckle. Some Versus Chelsea models feature a dazzling bezel embedded with brilliant Swarovski crystals. This oversize classic is as hip as its Manhattan namesake and looks equally great as a bold dress watch or a comfortable casual companion.
Versus Fire Island
Like its trendsetting namesake located off the south shore of Long Island, the Versus Fire Island is colorfully irreverent and totally hip. Available in a rainbow of playful hues, including fuchsia, fluorescent yellow, jet black, and bright white, the Fire Island utilizes a unique one-piece soft silicon skin to form a monolithic case, dial and integral band. This comfortable three-dimensional silicon shell covers a sturdy stainless steel case housing the precision quartz movement.
The lighthearted and surprisingly affordable timepiece exemplifies Versus at its very best. The Fire Island was definitely designed to be noticed. Iconic Versus rock star studs have been molded directly into the silicon band, which includes two trademark Versus lions flanking the matching silicon covered dial. With one of these beauties on your wrist you aren’t just responding to fashion trends, you are setting them.
The big, bold Versus Madison Chronograph is the perfect companion for any aspiring Madison Avenue executive. Like any good chronograph, the brawny 42 mm Madison has three well-placed totalizers that make timing events easy and fun. What sets this chronograph apart from other timing tools is its distinctive appearance. An oversized knurled bezel engraved with the Versus logo surrounds the functional dial, giving the watch an aggressive, masculine look.
The Madison is available with a choice of black, silver, or champagne dials and can be fitted with a premium top stitched padded leather strap or a fabulous stainless steel bracelet. If you think it’s impossible to make a big statement without making an equally large investment, you haven’t seen the surprisingly affordable Madison. If you’re looking for a superb timing tool with an attitude, you need a Madison on your wrist.
The distinguished looking Versus Riverdale features a retro-inspired cushion case housing a versatile chronograph movement with two convenient totalizers at 10 and 2 o’clock for timing events and a 31-day date wheel at 6 o’clock. This stylishly original 40 mm chronograph is available in stainless steel or IP yellow gold with a choice of black or silver dials. It can be can be equipped with a beautiful topstitched, textured leather band, or sporty two-tone nylon NATO style strap.
If you select the NATO style strap, you will notice that the colorful hands coordinate with the strap’s accent color. The craftsmanship and attention to detail on this timepiece is superb. It would feel right at home on the wrist of one the Riverdale community’s distinguished residents.
Like the charming Long Island village it was named for, the Versus Manhasset is a unique combination of cosmopolitan style and practical value. This sophisticated 37 mm multi-function ladies timepiece features three well-placed sub-dials that are used to indicate the day, date, and 24-hour time. An artfully asymmetric guilloché dial is embellished with metallic raised bar indices, pencil hands, and the Versus logo at 12 o’clock, creating a contemporary look that can be worn anywhere.
The stainless steel or IP yellow gold case is available with a fashion forward black, white, or silver dial and can be equipped with a premium croco patterned calf leather strap or a stunning stainless steel or IP gold fitted bracelet with asymmetrical links.
Roslyn, New York has long been a home to New York’s rich and famous. A place where the Tiffany, Vanderbilt, and Guggenheim families once called home is the perfect namesake for this exciting new cocktail and dress timepiece from Versus. The diminutive 34 mm Roslyn is understated elegance at its best. The unadorned black or white dial is embellished with eleven Versus studs as indices and a single Versus lion at 6 o’clock.
This stylish three-hand configuration is available in stainless steel or IP yellow gold and has been equipped with an elegantly thin black or white calf leather band that is attached with two ring shaped lugs and secured by a pair of Versus studs. The Gilded Age of extravagant mansions that made Old Long Island communities like Roslyn famous may be over, but you can still feel extravagant with a stylish and affordable Versus Roslyn on your wrist.
Free your inner lioness with a watch from the Miami collection, women’s watches with 40 mm cases and embossed lion-head prints on the dial. Miami watches feature stylized leather straps with studs and Versus safety pins – safety pins are a Donatella Versace signature motif dating back to 1994 and the famous dress worn by Elizabeth Hurley, and more recently by Lady Gaga.
Versus Coconut Grove
These swanky 38 mm women’s Coconut Grove watches are vibrant and charming, with polished cases, hobnail pyramid patterns on the bezels and diamond patterns on the dials. The adjustable bracelets also feature hobnail links.
The Tokyo line is a mainstay of Versus Watches. They come in several unisex sizes and styles including 38 mm, 42 mm and 44 mm, in funky colors or more unruffled design schemes. Many of the bezels feature enamel inserts. Watches are paired with canvas straps, polyurethane straps or bracelets.
Versus Tokyo Animalier
These, by far the wildest models in the Tokyo collection, retain the balance of the classic Tokyo look but add zebra, camo and leopard patterns to the mix. The equally untamed straps are made of acetate and feature deployment buckles.
Versus Key Biscane
Playful to the core, watches in the women’s 38 mm Key Biscane collection have simple, bright and colorful dials paired with a casual and clever “zipper” straps. Each leather strap has a zipper stitched through the center that is finished with a safety pin charm on the bottom end of the case. The safety pin represents the rebellious spirit of Versus.
Versus Coral Gables
Dazzlers in sunlight or by moonlight, Coral Gables women’s models are 36 mm in diameter and feature a profusion of hobnail pyramid patterns. The patterns appear as circular engravings on the dials; as hour markers; as bezel embellishments, and; as studded links on the remarkable bracelets.
Branded and proud, and definitely not lacking in sizzle, the unisex Less collection has variations with either solid- or zebra-patterned dials and large label “décor” banners through the lower halves of the dials. The designs feature 42 mm aluminum cases and matching canvas straps.
|Versus Key Biscane||Versus Coral Gables||Versus Less|
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With more traditional sport styling, Logo watches feature geometric patterns on the dials, crystal hour markers and enamel Versus logo bezels, quaintly wrapped up in a 34 mm case. Logo watches are available in several color combinations and feature versions on bracelets with deployment buckles, or on leather straps.
A newly re-imagined Logo watch collection for 2015 features an all new color palette. With a sophisticated dial and color coordinated leather straps, the new Logo collection maintains the same sophisticated, refined design that we can expect from the Logo lines.
Time your own “New York minute” – or 30 minutes for that matter – with the Versus Manhattan. These men’s watches feature date functions and chronographs with 30-minute totalizers. Keeping with the urban-sport theme, the substantial 44 mm cases are mounted on polyurethane straps in a variety of colors.
Solid colors and wild patterns set the mood for the women’s Sertie line that ranges from sleek to salacious. The round cases are 38 mm in diameter and mounted on leather straps or bracelets; the latter feature enamel inserts and deployment buckles. The enamel inserts in the bezels are also a highlight.
|Versus Logo||Versus Manhattan||Versus Sertie|
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Every Versus watch features the brand’s signature aesthetic, and every watch is a realization of Italian style and design. Stay tuned for announcements about new and innovative collections from Versus. Experience the youthful, vibrant soul of Versace!
Gevril Group US and Caribbean Agent for Versus Watches
Versus Watch Retailers*
|Curacao||7815 W Thomas Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85011||623-848-0040|
|Curacao||Sogate Shopping Center, 3390 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85713||520-576-5565|
|Plus Time||820 S Broadway St, Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90014||213-489-1977|
|Curacao||1605 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015||213-639-2100|
|Altivo||7221 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90046||323-933-1460|
|Curacao||Pacific Center, 5980 Pacific Blvd, Huntington Park, CA 90255||323-826-3000|
|Curacao||8618 Garfield Ave, So Gate, CA 90280||562-927-3027|
|Royal Image||8116 Rosecrans Ave, Paramount, CA 90723||562-531-2420|
|Curacao||Panorama Mall, 8401 Van Nuys Blvd #63, Panarama City, CA 91402||818-830-6500|
|Curacao||16111 Harbor Blvd , Fountain Valley, CA 91708||714-775-9700|
|Curacao||Chino Promenade, 5459 Philadelphia St, Chino, CA 91710||909-628-1919|
|Euro Trends||Hing Wa Lee Plaza, 1569 So Fairway Dr, Suite 126A, Walnut, CA 91789||909-594-7889|
|Sheridan||Rancho Valencia, 5921 Valencia Circle Dr, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067||760-415-4155|
|Curacao||885 E Harriman Pl, San Bernadino, CA 92408||909-383-5099|
|The Shops at Pechanga||Pechanga Resort Casino, 45000 Pechanga Pkwy, Temecula, CA 92589||951-770-2304|
|Curacao||1520 Lemon St, Anaheim, CA 92801||714-738-4900|
|Chumash Resort and Casino Gift Shop||3400 E Hwy 246, Santa Ynez, CA 93460||805-691-1825|
|San Fransisco Times||Int’l Terminal Boarding Area A, San Francisco , CA 94128||650-821-1024|
|Cache Creek Casino||14455 State Hwy 16, Brooks, CA 95606||530-796-3118|
|Focus||1330 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC 20007||202-494-5900|
|Dillard’s||Florida Mall, 8001 S Orange Blossom Tr, Orlando, FL 32809||407-240-1771|
|Red Zebra||Lincoln Rd Mall, 932 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139||305-504-3041|
|Dillard’s||Sogate Mall, 400 Sogate Plaza, Sarasota, FL 34239||941-955-2241|
|Hi Trends Boutique||Hilton Hawaiian Village Shops, 2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI 96815||808-922-8838|
|Dillard’s||St Matthews Mall, 5000 Shelbyville Rd, Louisville, KY 40207||502-893-4400|
|Treasure Trove||Town Square, 16847 Kercheval St , Grosse Pointe, MI 48230||313-885-8768|
|Rymax||19 Chapin Rd, Pine Brook, NJ 07058||973-808-4066|
|La Scala||30 W Palisade Blvd, Englewood , NJ 07631||201-541-1119|
|Bella Botega||Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, 2707 S Virgina St, Reno, NV 89502||866-744-8529|
|Gabati Botega||Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, 2707 S Virgina St, Reno, NV 89502||866-744-8529|
|BK Watch Inc||1179A Broadway, New York, NY 10001||646-409-5145|
|Altman||135 Orchard St, New York, NY 10002||212-254-7275|
|La Scala||254 West 125th St, Harlem, NY 10027||212-678-7889|
|Venice Jewelers||240 Page Ave, Staten Island, NY 10307||212-226-1300|
|Ira’s Golden Nugget||30-14 Steinway St, Astoria, NY 11103||718-204-7324|
|Giovanni’s Fine Jewelry||48 Willoughby St, Brooklyn, NY 11201||718-858-5770|
|Maxara||2016 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11214||718-265-4667|
|View West||1332 Peninsula Blvd, Hewlett, NY 11557||516-792-3012|
|Mondo New Line||235 Robbins Ln, Syosset, NY 11791||516-822-2345|
|Torso||Italian Village, 772 N High St, #100, Columbus, OH 43215||614-421-7663|
|Eli Antypas Jewelers||Franklin Park, 5300 Monroe St, Toledo, OH 43623||419-842-0022|
|Dillard’s||Penn Square, 1901 NW Expy Suite 1001, Oklahoma City, OK 73118||405-840-8495|
|Accessories From The Heart||220 A Ave, Suite 100, Lake Oswego, OR 97034||503-675-1144|
|Delman Watch Services||650 Oaklawn Ave, Cranston, RI 02920||401-946-5158|
|Dillard’s||Parks Mall, 3821 So Cooper, Arlington, TX 76015||817-465-0718|
|Dillard’s||Laredo Mall, 5300 San Dario Ave, Laredo, TX 78041||956-727-1171|
|Dillard’s||Sunrise Mall, 2340 N Expy, Brownsville, TX 78528||956-546-4581|
|Time & Steel||Carretera #3 , Canóvanas, PR 00729||787-981-0700|
|Solomons Mines||324 Bay St, Nassau, Bahamas||242-677-8650|
|Hillside/Versace Boutique||1 Casino Dr, Paradise Island, Bahamas||242-363-3000|
|ICL||70 Harbour Drive KY1-1001, George Town, Cayman||345-640-5201|
|Diamonds Forever||Shop 19 Taj Majal Shopping Ctr, Ocho Rios, Jamaica||876-974-6421|
|Jewel Palace||Shop 5A Sonis Plaza, Ocho Rios, Jamaica||876-974-4592|
|Diamonds Forever||Suite 306, Historic Falmouth Port, Trelawny, Jamaica||876-622-7076|
|Diamonds Forever||Unit 15 Shop 2 Portzante, Basseterre, St Kitts||869-466-5984|
|GOLD N JEWELS||89 A Front St, Philipsburg, St Marten||721-543-0368|
|Majesty||46 Front St, Philipsburg, St Marten||877-358-9679|
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