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Versace's success came concurrently with the anti-fashion grunge movement in the USA as well as the rise of more elegant and conservative Italian designer Giorgio Armani. Versace found success by going against those grains and designing colorful and sexy clothes inspired by his home country's classical period. His most famous creation is probably the black dress worn by Hurley to the 1994 movie premiere of ''Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral'', dubbed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Versace_dress_of_Elizabeth_Hurley THAT Dress!]] by the press. Often derided by critics as trashy, his collections were beloved by many and his various clothing, jewelry and accessory lines were a smashing success.

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Versace's success came concurrently with the anti-fashion grunge movement in the USA as well as the rise of more elegant and conservative Italian designer Giorgio Armani. Versace found success by going against those grains and designing colorful and sexy clothes inspired by his home country's classical period. His most famous creation is probably the black dress worn by Hurley to the 1994 movie premiere of ''Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral'', dubbed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Versace_dress_of_Elizabeth_Hurley THAT Dress!]] by the press.press, noticeable by being held together by several oversized gold safety pins. Often derided by critics as trashy, his collections were beloved by many and his various clothing, jewelry and accessory lines were a smashing success.


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Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Creator/ElizabethHurley and [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfWindsor Princess Diana]]. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].

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Gianni Giovanni Maria "Gianni" Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Creator/ElizabethHurley and [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfWindsor Princess Diana]]. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].


Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Creator/ElizabethHurley and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].

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Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Creator/ElizabethHurley and [[UsefulNotes/TheHouseOfWindsor Princess Diana.Diana]]. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].


Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Creator/ElizabethHurley and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. During his life, his most famous creation was probably the black dress worn by Hurley to the 1994 movie premiere of ''Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral'', dubbed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Versace_dress_of_Elizabeth_Hurley THAT Dress!]] by the press. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].

Versace's success came concurrently with the anti-fashion grunge movement in the USA as well as the rise of more elegant and conservative Italian designer Giorgio Armani. Versace found success by going against those grains and designing colorful and sexy clothes inspired by his home country's classical period. Often derided by critics as trashy, his collections were beloved by many and his ready-to-wear line, perfumes and accessories were a smashing success.

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Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Creator/ElizabethHurley and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. During his life, his most famous creation was probably the black dress worn by Hurley to the 1994 movie premiere of ''Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral'', dubbed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Versace_dress_of_Elizabeth_Hurley THAT Dress!]] by the press. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].

Versace's success came concurrently with the anti-fashion grunge movement in the USA as well as the rise of more elegant and conservative Italian designer Giorgio Armani. Versace found success by going against those grains and designing colorful and sexy clothes inspired by his home country's classical period. His most famous creation is probably the black dress worn by Hurley to the 1994 movie premiere of ''Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral'', dubbed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Versace_dress_of_Elizabeth_Hurley THAT Dress!]] by the press. Often derided by critics as trashy, his collections were beloved by many and his ready-to-wear line, perfumes various clothing, jewelry and accessories accessory lines were a smashing success.


Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Creator/ElizabethHurley and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. During his life, his most famous creation was probably the black dress worn by Hurley to a 1994 movie premiere, dubbed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Versace_dress_of_Elizabeth_Hurley THAT Dress!]] by the press. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].

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Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Creator/ElizabethHurley and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. During his life, his most famous creation was probably the black dress worn by Hurley to a the 1994 movie premiere, premiere of ''Film/FourWeddingsAndAFuneral'', dubbed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Versace_dress_of_Elizabeth_Hurley THAT Dress!]] by the press. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].


Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Music/{{Cher}} and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Perhaps his most famous creation was a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Versace_dress_of_Jennifer_Lopez low-cut green dress]] famously worn by Creator/JenniferLopez. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].

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Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Music/{{Cher}} Creator/ElizabethHurley and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Perhaps During his life, his most famous creation was probably the black dress worn by Hurley to a 1994 movie premiere, dubbed [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Versace_dress_of_Jennifer_Lopez low-cut green dress]] famously worn org/wiki/Black_Versace_dress_of_Elizabeth_Hurley THAT Dress!]] by Creator/JenniferLopez.the press. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].


Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Music/{{Cher}} and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Perhaps his most famous creation was a low-cut green dress famously worn by Creator/JenniferLopez. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].

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Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Music/{{Cher}} and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Perhaps his most famous creation was a [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Versace_dress_of_Jennifer_Lopez low-cut green dress dress]] famously worn by Creator/JenniferLopez. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon]].


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** His murder and its aftermath were portrayed in Creator/RyanMurphy's ''Series/TheAssassinationOfGianniVersace'', which was not authorized by the designer's estate. He was portrayed by actor Creator/EdgarRamirez.

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His murder and its aftermath were portrayed in Creator/RyanMurphy's ''Series/TheAssassinationOfGianniVersace'', which was not authorized by the designer's estate. He was portrayed by actor Creator/EdgarRamirez.Creator/EdgarRamirez.

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Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Music/{{Cher}} and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Perhaps his most famous creation was a low-cut green dress famously worn by Creator/JenniferLopez. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a gay icon.

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Gianni Versace (December 2, 1946 - July 15, 1997) was an Italian FashionDesigner whose flamboyant and outrageous styles helped define celebrity culture of TheNineties. His body conscious dresses were favorites of celebrities, actresses and models such as Creator/NaomiCampbell, Music/{{Madonna}}, Music/{{Cher}} and Princess Diana. His menswear was favored by people like Music/EltonJohn and the members of Music/DuranDuran. Perhaps his most famous creation was a low-cut green dress famously worn by Creator/JenniferLopez. Openly gay at a time when many prominent members of the LGBT community were still closeted, Versace became a [[LGBTFanBase gay icon.icon]].



His murder and its aftermath were portrayed in Creator/RyanMurphy's ''Series/TheAssassinationOfGianniVersace'', which was not authorized by the designer's estate.

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estate. He was portrayed by actor Creator/EdgarRamirez.


Versace's success came concurrently with the anti-fashion grunge movement in the USA as well as the rise of more elegant and conservative Italian designer Giorgio Armani. Versace found success by going against that grain and designing colorful and outrageous clothes inspired by his home country's classical period. Often derided by critics as trashy, his collections were beloved by many and his ready-to-wear line, perfumes and accessories were a smashing success.

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Versace's success came concurrently with the anti-fashion grunge movement in the USA as well as the rise of more elegant and conservative Italian designer Giorgio Armani. Versace found success by going against that grain those grains and designing colorful and outrageous sexy clothes inspired by his home country's classical period. Often derided by critics as trashy, his collections were beloved by many and his ready-to-wear line, perfumes and accessories were a smashing success.

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He also was a wardrobe designer for films such as ''Film/JudgeDredd'', ''Film/{{Showgirls}}'', and ''Film/ToWongFooThanksForEverythingJulieNewmar''.

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