09:30 16 November 2005
Halle Berry has become the new face of Versace.
The Hollywood beauty has signed a lucrative deal with the fashion giants to be the star of their upcoming print campaign.
Halle met with celebrity photographer Mario Testino, famous for snapping the late Princess Diana, for a shoot in Los Angeles last weekend.
A source is quoted by America's New York Daily News newspaper: "The shoot was beautiful. Portrait shots, slightly messy hair and a wind machine - very glamorous."
Halle follows a long line of superstars, including Madonna and actress Demi Moore, in advertising the glamorous fashion house.
Madonna caused havoc in the middle of her shoot when she halted it to meditate and pray.
The singer, who is a devout follower of mystic Jewish faith the Kabbalah, insisted on praying for a "period of good fortune".
She was paid a staggering $10.5million for the campaign as well as receiving free Versace clothes for two years.
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