Happy 71st Birthday Gianni Versace

Wow. It escaped me that twenty years had passed since his murder. Time really does fly…

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Today is the 71st birthday of the fashion designer Gianni Versace. His influence on fashion and branding is still as relevant today as it was at the time of his tragic death. The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the loss that he has left.

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NAME: Gianni Versace
OCCUPATION: Fashion Designer
BIRTH DATE: December 2, 1946
DEATH DATE: July 15, 1997
PLACE OF BIRTH: Reggio di Calabria, Italy
PLACE OF DEATH: Miami, Florida
REMAINS: Buried, Moltrasio Cemetery, Como, Italy

BEST KNOWN FOR: 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.

Fashion designer Gianni Versace was born on December 2, 1946, in Reggio di Calabria, Italy. He was raised in the world of design, learning his…

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