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"I have to say that doing it here in Beijing has been amazing because of the enthusiasm," Donatella added.
"I think the Chinese people love fashion -- that's what I can feel." Versace, whose glamorous gowns cost thousands of euros, also auctioned off a diamond watch and chance to visit the company in Milan, among other things, raising 690,000 yuan (US1,100) for survivors of May's huge earthquake in China's Sichuan province.
Donatella recently admitted she was terrified when it comes to unveiling her new designs.
She said: "I have to say that presenting a collection to the public has always and still does cause me a certain amount of anxiety.
The show was the first by the fashion label Versace in China.
"It is no different at all because when I think of the collections I think of the global woman, especially the global businesswoman. The fashion house, owned by Donatella, her brother Santo and her daughter Allegra, is eyeing Asia and booming China in particular to help it ride out the current global economic crisis. Messages that harass, abuse or threaten others; have obscene or otherwise objectionable content; have spam, commercial or advertising content or links may be removed.Versace is investing 45 million euros (.09 million) to strengthen its presence in Asia and is opening 11 new stores this year.Iconic fashion designer Donatella Versace has teamed up with a group of youngsters to create a charitable new accessories range and allow her to help those less privileged.Chief Executive Giancarlo Di Risio said earlier in the week that Versace expects to make Asia its second biggest market in terms of turnover after Europe by the end of next year. Versace is investing 45 million euros (.09 million) to strengthen its presence in Asia and is opening 11 new stores this year.