Death of Gianni Versace

December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997
Miami Beach, Florida | Age 50

Gianni Versace: man and his clothes were flamboyant dies
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Gianni Versace's clothes were the essence of glamour and flamboyance, much like the man himself.

The son of a seamstress, he dressed rock singers and Hollywood stars in tight, revealing outfits like "The Dress" that Elizabeth Hurley wore to the Oscars.

He staged his fashion shows with blaring rock music, glaring flood lights and mega-screens reproducing the runway scene.

"Welcome to the Versace experience," was his motto.

His look often sharply contrasted with...

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