Author: Nicola White

Publisher: Carlton Books Limited

ISBN: 9781858688800

Category: Design

Page: 80

View: 9428


Gianni Versace was a fashion designer who grabbed headlines throughout his life and, tragically, in the extraordinary manner of his death.

Gianni Versace

Author: Richard Harrison Martin,Gianni Versace

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 0870998420

Category: Costume design

Page: 191

View: 8854


Published to accompany an exhibition of Versace design that opened in 1997 - With commentary on the major inspirations and themes of the designer, his creative interpretations of the past, his visions of costumes for the opera and the dance, his ideas for the male and his innovative uses of different materials.

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Author: Lindsey Kelk

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641043085

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 7325


Bei Liebeskummer: New York! Die Hochzeit der besten Freundin ist nicht gerade der glücklichste Ort, um in höllisch unbequemen Jimmy Choos den eigenen Verlobten beim Seitensprung zu erwischen. Völlig desillusioniert und mit gebrochenem Herzen macht sich Angela auf nach New York: Neue Stadt, neues Outfit, neues Glück. New York macht nicht nur einen völlig neuen Typ aus Angela, sondern wartet auf sie mit einer neuen Freundin, romantischen Treffen – mit mehr als nur einem potentiellen Lover – und nicht zuletzt mit einem viel versprechenden neuen Job. Nichts wirkt besser gegen Liebeskummer als das Leben im Big Apple! Charmant, amüsant, stylish, sexy – neue Stadt, neues Outfit, neues Glück ...


Author: Richard Martin

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

ISBN: 9780500017852

Category: Fashion

Page: 80

View: 9323


Guided by a vivid imagination and an innate sense of image, Gianni Versace has been setting a certain tone since his first shows in the 1960s. This is an exploration of the images he produces which define a bold and daring world of fantasy and modernity.

The Art and Craft of Gianni Versace

Author: Claire Wilcox

Publisher: N.A


Category: Costume design

Page: 159

View: 6482


"Published to coincide with the opening of the exhibition 'Versace at the V&A', this book celebrates the work of Gianni Versace (1946-1997)--Introd.

House of Versace

The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival

Author: Deborah Ball

Publisher: Crown Business

ISBN: 9780307462404

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

View: 1510


Versace. The very name conjures up images of outrageous glamour and bold sexuality, opulence and daring. All of course true, but only half the story. Versace is also the legacy of a great creative genius from a poor, backward part of southern Italy who transformed the fashion world through his intuitive understanding of both women and how a changing culture influenced the way they wanted to dress. The first book in English about the legendary designer, House of Versace shows how Gianni Versace, with his flamboyant sister Donatella at his side, combined his virtuosic talent and extraordinary ambition to almost single-handedly create the celebrity culture we take for granted today. Gianni Versace was at the height of his creative powers when he was murdered in Miami Beach. The story was front page news around the world and the manhunt for his killer a media obsession. His beloved sister Donatella demanded no less than a funeral befitting an assassinated head-of-state to be held in Milan’s magnificent cathedral. In what was the ultimate fashion show, the world’s rich and beautiful – Princess Dianna, Elton John, Carla Bruni, Naomi Campbell, Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy, Anna Wintour and others – gathered to mourn a man already considered one of fashion’s great pioneers. Deborah Ball, a long-time Milan correspondent for The Wall Street Journal, conducted hundreds of interviews with Versace family members, Gianni Versace’s lovers and business rivals, models such as Naomi Campbell whom he helped shoot to international stardom and fashion industry icons, including Anna Wintour, the legendary editor of Vogue. Ball vividly recounts the behind-the scenes struggles – both creative and business – of Donatella as she stepped out of her brother’s long shadow and took control of the House of Versace. The book offers the first inside look at the enormous challenges Donatella faced in living up to Gianni’s genius, her struggle with a drug habit, her battles with her brother Santo and the mystery of why Gianni left control of his house to Donatella’s young daughter, Allegra. House of Versace is a compelling, highly readable tale of rise from obscurity, a painful fall and ultimate redemption as the Versace empire returned to health – for now. Bringing together fashion, celebrity, business drama, jet-set lifestyles, and a notorious crime, House of Versace is an old-fashioned page-turner about a subject of enduring fascination. From the Hardcover edition.


Author: Daniel K. Davis

Publisher: Chelsea House Pub

ISBN: 9781604139808

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 116

View: 7891


Profiles the life and career of the famous fashion designer, including his beginnings working in his mother's workshop, building his fashion house, and his tragic death.


Author: Mariuccia Casadio,Samuele Mazza

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

ISBN: 9780500018491

Category: Costume design

Page: 126

View: 8570


Versace style is a unique mix of sensuality and modernity, its imagery an alchemical blend of the historical and contemporary. These unashamedly luxurious garments have the courage to gleam from head to toe, each semiprecious stone, piece of paste or glint of metal adding an electric quality to the impeccable line of the cut. Unprecedented asymmetries exalt the body. Exuberant prints explode with vitality and daring across the surface of the fabric. Shoes, belts and collars studded with gems proclaim a frank delight in gaudy excess. Profoundly international, a Versace style represents the triumph of Italian sartorial perfection hybridized with the Anglo-Saxon culture of individual freedom and the French love of the spectacular. Creator of the supermodel, collaborator with some of the biggest names in the contemporary photography, friend to rock stars, royals and actors, Gianni Versace was beyond question one of the most innovative, experimental and unpredictable figures of the second half of the twentieth century. This book explores his incomparable legacy. It includes 177 illustrations, 55 in colour.

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Page: N.A

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Author: Richard Harrison Martin

Publisher: Vendome Press

ISBN: 9780789300904

Category: Art

Page: 80

View: 6580


"Gianni Versace's fashion is about bold and unequivocal choices. Unafraid of being denounced by those less daring and more fearful than himself, he makes fashion meant to be worn by those who share his desire for risk - who share his honesty about sexuality and his self-confidence in aesthetic choice." "Versace understands, perhaps better than any designer of his time, that fashion's place in the world is at the center of visual spectacle. With intelligent commentary and celebrated photographs of Versace designs, this book presents the Versace spectacle in all its boldness and sensuality."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


Author: Stefano Tonchi,Maria Luisa Frisa

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847846078

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 4887


A long-awaited and highly intimate visual history of the glamorous, world-renowned, and family-run Italian fashion house Versace. Versace, a name that epitomizes decadent glamour, bold sexiness, and a mythical flair for the extravagant, holds its place firmly in the fashion world as a legendary and iconic luxury brand. From its beginnings in the 1970s under the helm of fashion's creative genius Gianni Versace, to its current status as a celebrity go-to brand led by his flamboyant sister Donatella Versace, this comprehensive volume chronicles the illustrious trajectory of the House of Versace. Through exclusive new essays and never-before-published photographs, this captivating and personal album reveals the family-style inner workings of Versace and the deeply close relationships the luxury brand has sustained with its atelier, celebrity, and fashion families. Featuring private images from the Versace family archives; photographs by Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, and Steven Meisel, among others; Versace runway images; and red-carpet coverage of such Hollywood elites as Jennifer Lopez, Angelina Jolie, and Lady Gaga wearing Versace gowns, this glamorous album illustrates the magnetic vibrancy, supreme luxury, and deep familial ties that define the Versace family and their fashion house. This is truly an essential volume for those fascinated by fashion, style, and celebrity culture.

The Murder of Gianni Versace

Author: Gordon Wood

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781546989745


Page: 34

View: 843


On the 15th of July 1997 the world of fashion was changed forever. Gianni Versace had decided to have a change of routine. Instead of sending out an assistant, as he usually would, to collect the morning papers, Versace travelled down to his local coffee shop to get them himself. As he returned home to his Miami Beach mansion, Andrew Cunanan pounced. Firing his gun and shooting Versace twice, a fashion icon fell to his knees and left the world shocked. An eyewitness at the scene said: "There were two shots fired in his head. The police came very fast; they were trying to help him, revive him." Two shots in the head, destroying a brilliant mind forever.

Vulgar Favors

The Hunt for Andrew Cunanan, the Man Who Killed Gianni Versace

Author: Maureen Orth

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 9780307766618

Category: True Crime

Page: 560

View: 6935


Read the true story of the manhunt that inspired The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, the latest chapter of the acclaimed FX series. On July 15, 1997, Gianni Versace was shot and killed on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion by serial killer Andrew Cunanan. But months before Versace’s murder, award-winning journalist Maureen Orth was already investigating a major story on Cunanan for Vanity Fair. Culled from interviews with more than four hundred people and insights gleaned from thousands of pages of police reports, Vulgar Favors tells the complete story of Andrew Cunanan, his unwitting victims, and the moneyed world in which they lived . . . and died. Orth reveals how Cunanan met Versace, and why police and the FBI repeatedly failed to catch him. Here is a gripping odyssey that races across America—from California’s wealthy gay underworld to modest Midwestern homes of families mourning the loss of their sons to South Beach and its unapologetic decadence. Vulgar Favors is at once a masterwork of investigative journalism and a riveting account of a sociopath, his crimes, and the mysteries he left along the way. “The breadth and thoroughness of [Maureen] Orth’s research are often staggering.”—The New York Times “Fascinating . . . ripe with chilling detail.”—Entertainment Weekly

Vulgar Favours

The book behind the Emmy Award winning ‘American Crime Story’ about the man who murdered Gianni Versace

Author: Maureen Orth

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473531098

Category: True Crime

Page: 560

View: 5482


A true story of dark forces that ended a colourful life. The basis for the Emmy Award winning American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, a 10-part drama series on BBC2, starring Penelope Cruz and Ricky Martin, this is the unforgettable account of a sociopath, his savage crimes, and the devastation he left in his wake. In the glamorous and hedonistic fashion world in the 1990s there was one world-famous name that everyone knew – Gianni Versace. Vulgar Favours details the events that led to his murder at the hands of Andrew Cunanan on July 15th, 1997. Maureen Orth, investigative journalist, was researching an article for Vanity Fair about the Miami Beach serial killer two days before Versace was brutally killed outside his mansion by Cunanan. Drawing on over 400 interviews and thousands of pages of police reports, Orth recounts in gripping detail how Cunanan became one of America's most notorious serial killers, evading the police and leaving his other victims’ families in disarray.

Versace's Medusa

Andrew Cunanan

Author: C. T. Diamond

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781511968287


Page: 204

View: 5347


The world's most successful gays are found in California and Florida, as are its most prolific serial killers. This literary thriller takes the form of a memoir in which Gianni Versace's Great Gatsby life story is cut short by Andrew Cunanan in a scene out of Cruising. The cast includes the exotic poster boy killer with a series of faces, a pair of handsome, star-crossed former lovers, two innocent strangers seized at random, the undisputed Tsar of fashion and gay Baroque design, mysterious sets of HIV-test results, secret societies, suicides, and a frenzied media coverage. The novel retells the story of that murderous spree during the summer of 1997. It dramatically recreates those events and reveals the motivations of the unique serial killer, the celebrity designer, and the mysterious narrator. Set against a background of gay and Art Deco lifestyle in South Beach, Miami, the worlds of high culture and fashion, Calvin Klein underwear models, recreational drug taking, sex (casual, anonymous, consensual non-consent), leather, S&M-B&D, and of HIV-AIDS are explored. Previous serial killers like "The Doodler" and "The Scorecard Killer" are called to account as are those who thank God for HIV/AIDS and believe that gays like devils deserve to be burned. The fear and loathing that fanned the flames in New Orleans that claimed 32 LGBTI victims in 1973 burst back into life when Gianni Versace faced his Medusa, Andrew Cunanan."

Christo and Jeanne-Claude

On the Way to The Gates, Central Park, New York City

Author: Caroline Evans,Jonathan David Fineberg,Caroline Edwards,Christo,Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300101386

Category: Art

Page: 212

View: 7505


Examines the planning stages of The Gates, an installation art project by Christo and Jeanne-Claude designed to adorn the walkways of New York's Central Park, and includes interviews with the artists.

The Naked & the Dressed

20 Years of Versace

Author: Richard Avedon,Gianni Versace

Publisher: Random House Incorporated

ISBN: 9780375501579

Category: Photography

Page: 173

View: 3541


More than one hundred full-color and black-and-white photographs present a retrospective of the fashion campaigns of the late designer Gianni Versace, offering glamorous visual images of Versace's acclaimed work in a series of thematic sections that range from "Lust and Found" to "The Way of All Mesh." 50,000 first printing.