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Kanye raps about fashion, Gaga challenges fashion, and Grimes is just a fashion darling. And, the one designer this sartorially influential trio has all got in common is Donnatella Versace, whom they came out to celebrate at Wednesday night's grand opening of the new Versace store in Soho. Though the Mercer Street mainstay is small, that doesn't mean you should expect any skimping on the glitz and studs (would Gaga really go for that, anyways?). Instead, every inch of the smells-like-new space house was b-l-i-n-g (we're comfortable bringing back this word in this case) — think: a medusa head, a lion with bejeweled spots, and OTT denim that's a glamorous trip back to the '80s. As it's Friday morning, we're already ready for a little bubbly or mimosa, but we'll take the time to walk you through some of the after-party pics that spawned a thousand studs (take that as you will, y'all). Bonus points go to Sting (!), who also makes an appearance in this lush-and-luxe slideshow. Click through and get some serious inspo for your weekend out. Warning: This ain't for the minimalists out there.
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