Everybody’s going nuts about Versace! Are you too? Then we have the right stuff for you then!
20 years after the assassination of the Italian fashion icon, the fascination for Gianni Versace’s work is as bi gas ever. Today the series ”The Assassination of Gianni Versace“ starts on Sky TV, and on January 30, a brilliant exhibition opens in Berlin. An eclectic material-mix deluxe: choice silk with rough burlap, lace with solid denim and crepe with heavy studs – Versace went beyond any fashion taboos. His speciality: micro-mini, skintight dresses that covered just the necessary. Italian sex-appeal in the mix with baroque elements, eye-catching embellishments and loud colours – that’s Versace. He’s been first to bring jeans to the catwalk. And did you know that his ever first catwalk show took place in the German city of Lippstadt?! Gianni Versace was shot and killed on July 15, 1997, on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion. His sister Donatella is running the business since then.
But enough history knowledge! We’ve been doing some research and found Versace in large sizes! Okay, it’s not the whole truth, but we’re getting close! Right in time with the start of the new TV series and the exhibition we’ve found great clothes that look like Versace although they’re not. But they’re super hot and affordable on top! Killer, isn’t it?
And of course, we’ve collected some real Versace classics that are ready for shopping. The iconic medusa-like earrings are worth the investment for sure! And the scarfs are a perfect upgrade for subtle looks too. These finely selected treasures are ready for being shopped instantly. Have fun! Sorry, we should say Buon Divertimento!
And to make sure you have the background that fits your new Versace look, we’ve collected the essential information about the series and the Berlin exhibition:
American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace
At the centre of the Ryan Murphy series is Gianni Versace’s assassination. On top of the terrible crime, the series deals with the FBI’s failure with regards to the search of the murderer. The Venezuelan actor Édgar Ramirez plays the role of Gianni Versace, Darren Criss, know from the series “Glee”, takes the part of the serial killer Andrew Philip Cunanan. Ricky Martin has the role of Gianni’s then-boyfriend Antonio D’Amico while Oscar winner Penélope Cruz plays Donatella Versace! The first episode of “American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace” was aired in the US on January 17, 2018. In Germany, the series comes as of January 29 on Sky-Atlantic HD.
Gianni Versace Retrospective
Because of their love for Gianni Versace, passionate collectors from all-over the world have shipped renowned items from their private collections to Berlin. Celebrities like Prince, Madonna and Elton John and top-models such as Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, and Linda Evangelista have contributed several unique pieces. On top of this, visitors can expect breath-taking accessories and interiors – the reproduction of the his Miami mansion’s bedroom included. The Retrospective is the largest collection of Gianni Versace’s work that has ever been open to the public. Close companions, renowned partners, muses, and fans contribute to the project personally. The exhibition The Retrospective opens on January 30 at the historical Berlin Kronprinzenpalais.
Translation: Danielle De Bie