IN PICTURES: Gianni Versace’s most iconic moments
Robb Report celebrates the fashion designer’s life, on the 21st anniversary of his death.
It has been more than two decades since fashion designer, Gianni Versace, was gunned down by serial killer, Andrew Cunanan, on the doorstep of his Miami Beach home in Florida.
To mark the 21st anniversary of his tragic and untimely death, Robb Report has compiled a series of images showcasing Versace’s iconic designs and the fashion designer’s close relationship with some of the world’s first (and some would say last) real supermodels.
Model Claudia Schiffer wearing a red dress with straps walks Gianni Versace Autumn 1996 RTW Runway collection. Photo: Getty
Naomi Campbell, Gianni Versace, and Christy Turlington in 1992 at a benefit event. Photo: Getty
Gianni Versace’s zippered bridal gown glitters under a white veil and train (worn by Kate Moss) as Madonna’s favourite couturier presented his Autumn-Winter 1995-1996 high-fashion collection at the Hotel Ritz. Photo: Getty
British supermodel Naomi Campbell wearing a full length black lace and zebra-striped dress, with a matching feather in her hair, on the catwalk at the Gianni Versace Haute Couture Summer 1996 launch at the Hotel Ritz, Paris, France, 20th January 1996. Photo: Getty
Campbell and Versace were good friends, and she appeared in many of his shows. Here they are sharing a private joke on the runway at the end of Versace’s Haute Couture Summer 1996 launch. Photo: Getty
Models Carla Bruni and Naomi Campbell pose with designer Gianni Versace at the Save the Rain Forest Gala dinner at the Grovesnor House Hotel hosted by Sting on March 26, 1992 in London, England. Photo Getty
Gianni Versace and his sister Donatella Versace on the runway after a Versace fashion show in March 1996 in New York City, New York. Photo: Getty