The Assassination of Gianni Versace: Best Fashion Moments
The hit TV series The Assassination of Gianni Versace has been an explosion of visual opulence: colourful rococo prints, medusa heads, studded leather, and general onslaught of golden-accented nineties gaudiness.
For a crime series to be so deeply entrenched in the realm of fashion is rare, and impressive when one considers there was absolutely no involvement or assistance from the House of Versace, with Donatella stating that the show was a 'work of fiction'. Rather, costume designers Lou Eyrich and Alison Leach went about gathering vintage Versace from online re-sellers and meticulously re-creating Gianni's era-defining looks themselves.
The result? A wardrobe so extensive that it had to be stored in warehouses during filming, and so remarkable that we've rounded up our favourite looks below:
The butterfly is a key motif of Gianni's Versace reign, and the pink, butterfly-covered, waist-pinching jacket that Cruz wears in the Versace studio scene is unapologetically loud. Add in the huge Medusa head necklace and the heavy black eye makeup and we’re left with pure ostentatious drama, especially when offset with the clean, white shirt Gianni wears in the scene.
We’re doubtful that Penelope Cruz will be taking this look off-camera (even though Margot Robbie recently did).