Gianni Versace S.r.l.  usually referred to as Versace] is an Italian luxury fashion company founded by Gianni Versace in 1978 known for flashy prints and bright colors]The company produces Italian-made ready-to-wear and accessories, as well as haute couture under its Atelier Versace brand[9] and licenses its name and branding to Luxottica for eyewear Being Gianni Versace a native of Calabria, in the ancient Magna Grecia (Greater Greece), the company logo is inspired by Medusa, a figure from Greek mythology.