There is this song called VERSACE by Drake and Migos, I find myself singing along even though I don't wear Versace. But I love gold, lion heads, and the gold link motif. In fact for the last 4 years I have been invited to do the makeup for some private charity events at the Versace store in Atlanta. I started reminiscing on when Gianni Versace was living, it was the height of the gaudy silk shirts and big medallion necklaces. From 1992 till 1997 ( the year of his death), Versace was a premiere designer to wear.
I remember it like it was yesterday...The day the fashion world came to a halt, and we all couldn't believe that someone would murder such a talent. Versace was shot dead on July 15, 1997, age 50, on the steps of his Miami Beach mansion as he returned from a morning walk on Ocean Drive. He was murdered by Andrew Cunanan, who eight days later committed suicide. No one knows the reason till this day. I tell this story because as I see Versace becoming apart of pop culture I hope that we pay reverence to the man that always wanted everyone to feel luxurious.
|My make up job for fall 2012|
|My make up job for the fall 2012|