December 2, 1946 – July 15, 1997
“I am not interested in the past, except as the road to the future”
Gianni Versace is one of the most colourful and talented designers of the late 20th-century.
Versace became internationally renowned for ultra-glamorous creations as well as theatrical costumes and innovative menswear design.
Gianni Versace was one of the most famous fashion designers in the world. In less than twenty years he had created an international company and forged an unrivalled reputation for luxury and glamour.
He combined exquisite dressmaking with a brazen defiance of the rules of fashion.
Versace’s couture designs were instantly recognisable.
Info from Victoria and Albert Museum