Zayn Malik ties up with Versace for fashion line

London:┬áSinger Zayn Malik is trying his hand at fashion designing. The former One Direction member has announced a collaboration with fashion designer Donatella Versace for a capsule collection of men’s and women’s clothing.

It is being done for Versus under the ZAYN X VERSUS label, the new collection of which will debut in May 2017. Malik will also star in two campaigns for the brand next year, reports

“I think Versus has always been a very cool brand. It’s a great brand for me and for people in my generation. I’ve always wanted to design clothes, and there’s no brand I’d rather design for than Versus,” Malik said.

“The bonus is that I get to collaborate with Donatella, whom I love and admire. I know we’ll create something amazing,” he added.

Talking about the association with Malik, Versace said: “Zayn is one of the most exciting personalities on the world stage right now. When we first met, he told me how much he loves fashion.”

“I thought it would be fantastic to collaborate on a new Versus collection together. And, given Zayn’s huge fan base around the world, I expect there will be a lot of excitement about what we create together”.