Already an icon in its own right, the Versace medusa head logo is very much synonymous with a woman that exuded sensuality and one that is also bold in her fashion choices. Today, the Italian fashion house has launched a new Barocco-styled V motif as part of its newly created Virtus handbag line which debuted on the Fall/Winter 2019 runway.

The handbag line features a variety of silhouettes from fanny packs, top handle bags with V-pattern quilting, to the cross body model in various sizes. With a strong colour palette, expect neutral colours as well as some colour-blocked neon hues such as turquoise, fuchsia,coral red, all paired with Baroque-inspired materials. Versace has truly created a line that will become this season’s must-have everyday bag. In line with the brand’s over-the-top aesthetic, the bags come dressed with dangling charms, diamond studded apple cores, dogs and safety pins, showing a versatile mix of luxury and grunge.

Taking its name from the Roman deity, Virtus symbolizes strength, courage, character and is seen as a bold symbol of the Versace’s aesthetic heritage. The new V motif is sure to become a status symbol, one that will be as recognisable as the medusa head that we see today.

The Virtus bag line is available from September 2019.

Click through above for the campaign images while check out below to see all the styles available.

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