1984 : Versace clothes appear regularly on Miami Vice. Bruce Springsteen wears Versace on his Born in the U.S.A. tour.

Since Versace's sudden death in 1997, at the hands of a spree killer, all of the attention-and responsibility for design-has fallen on Donatella. She carries on the traditions of the brand but also, as she told Pandora Luxurye in 2006, is "open to new interpretations of the Versace silhouette."