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Gianni Versace 1997 Couture fall black leather gown

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Gianni Versace was an influential Italian fashion designer who founded the Versace brand. In the fall of 1997, he presented his couture collection in Paris, which was widely acclaimed for its opulent fabrics, bold prints, and intricate detailing. The collection featured several notable pieces, such as a black evening gown with a plunging neckline and a gold-encrusted jacket. However, just a few days later, on July 15th, 1997, Gianni was tragically murdered outside his Miami Beach home. Despite his untimely death, his contributions to the world of fashion continue to be celebrated, and his legacy remains an inspiration too many. This collection is iconic as it’s the final collection before his passing. The collection very much showed a new direction for the house. Which was heading away from the bombshell curves and souped-up sex appeal that the house previously focussed on. But took more Inspirations to the new wave John Galliano and Mcqueen were leading. MET Gala: Salma Hayek y sus mejores momentos en la alfombra roja Vogue For the 1997 Met Gala Salma Hayek wore a very similar Gianni Versace look from the same collection. The dress features the same black leather detailing and the signature extra high thigh split. Again showing that just black, can be very sexy. The dress features a full leather back and has signatures design elements of this collection. The fabric has a light stretch. Size: 42 (Circa S-M) Condition: 9/10 (None to minimal flaws, Very good preloved condition). Approximate flat-lay measurements:Length 142 Bust: 40 cm Waist: 33-35 cm Hips: 42-46 cm
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