#TBT:Vintage Files! 90s Versace


90's Versace

Gianni Versace was born December 2, 1946, in Reggio di Calabria, Italy. He is known as one of the  top fashion designers in the '80s and '90s.  In the 1972, at the age 0f 25, Gianni moved to Milan, Italy, launching his first clothing line.  In  1978 and in 1989, Versace debuted his first couture collection- Versace Atelier. 

Throughout his career, Versace has designed and dressed many celebrities and  pop icons  such as Madonna, Elton John  Elizabeth Hurley and Tina Turner.  Versace death came as a shock to the fashion community and world, as he passed away  on July 15, 1997, when he was murder outside his Miami, Florida villa. It rumored that at the time of his death, Versace's company was  worth more than $800 million. 

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Versace: 90's
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"Versace became known for his glamorous styles, producing a range of siren dresses that became his trademark. He often using innovative materials such as aluminum mesh or cutting-edge techniques like "neo-couture" laser technology to fuse leather and rubber. The head of Medusa was also a recurring image on many of his clothing items and accessories. He launched his first couture collection in 1989 and added two clothing lines, Versus and Instante, to his business in the '90s." (biography.com)

“That is the key of this collection, being yourself. Don't be into trends. Don't make fashion own you, but you decide what you are, what you want to express by the way you dress and the way to live” -Gianni Versace 

"A designer to celebrities and royalty such as Princess Diana, Gianni Versace brought vitality and art to an industry considered out of touch with the street." (biography.com)

“I think it's the responsibility of a designer to try to break rules and barriers.” Gianni Versace 

Our TOP 5 90's Versace Models

+ Naomi Campbell +


+Christy Turlington+

+Linda Evangelista+

+ Milla Jovovich +

+ Kate Moss +

  How to Identify Vintage Versace Labels From the 90s

(photo credit: vintage fashion guild)


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