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It’s not often we come across fashion tips from the world’s luxury designers.

CNN recently sat down with Donatella Versace to get her take on fashion do’s and don’ts.

It’s a must read! 

Donatella’s fashion tips:

CNN: What should a woman always have in her wardrobe?

Versace: A pair of black high heels.

CNN: What should a man always have in his wardrobe?

Versace: A pair of low-waist pants. It makes your upper body taller and your shoulders larger.

CNN: What is the most commonly made fashion mistake?

Versace: Too much make-up and clothes together. It’s about one of those, not all.

CNN: What is the ugliest trend you’ve ever seen?

Versace: Flat shoes and lunch pants together.

Read the full interview.

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Presidential Hopeful Inspires Donatella Versace

You should’ve guessed we’re not talking about Senator John McCain.

The Associated Press reports.

MILAN, Italy – The latest “first” for Barack Obama comes off the Milan runway.Calling the U.S. presidential hopeful “the man of the moment,” Donatella Versace dedicated her Spring-Summer 2009 collection presented Saturday evening to Obama, creating a style she said was designed for “a relaxed man who doesn’t need to flex muscles to show he has power.”

 

Chatting with reporters in the cool of the garden of her private palazzo in downtown Milan at an after-show dinner party, the designer also had some fashion tips for the campaign trail. “I would get rid of the tie and jazz up the shirt,” she said.

In fact, there were no ties in Donatella’s latest show, and shirts under jackets were either super easy with rolled up sleeves or replaced by a silk T-shirt.

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