In one of the most beautiful buildings in Berlin, the Kronprinzenpalais at the Prachtboulevard "Unter den Linden" are shown on 3.000sqm hundreds of original Gianni Versace works from 1978 to 1997. This includes iconographic fashion, but also interior design, porcelain, jewellery and original designs.
The exhibition is supplemented by impressive, multimedial installations and a variety of events such as shows, performances, opera performances. Never before have so many Gianni Versace's been presented. His world will come to life again: From 30 January 2018 to 14 April 2018 in Berlin.
Gianni Versace loved Berlin. A City as vibrant as he was. Also, the roots of his success lie in Germany: His very first fashion show was organized in 1978 in the small city of Lippstadt. In 1994 Gianni had his first exhibition in Berlin and was so fascinated, that he planned to come back. Three years later, on the height of his success, Gianni Versace was murdered at his home in Miami, Florida – with myths and speculation about the motives.
Thus, 2018 is the perfect year for commemorating an extraordinary man and his work in the most spectacular exhibition ever, brought to Berlin by private collectors from Italy and around the world, including many famous fashion highlights and pieces worn by celebrities like Prince, Madonna, Elton John, George Michael or Anna Wintour and models like Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell or Linda Evangelista.You will see breathtaking accessoires and interior design, including a reproduction of Gianni Versace's bedroom from his famous Miami-Mansion. Until today, Gianni Versace is one of the most respected and admired designers of all times. His unique and extroverted style disrupted the fashion-world. He created colourful, wearable pop art and invented the supermodel era, unisex fashion or even the idea of personalities as a brand for themselves.