Today the versace mansion lives on as a boutique hotel called the villa casa casuarina. Casa casuarina also known as the versace mansion is an american property built in 1930 renowned for being owned by italian fashion designer gianni versace from 1992 until his death in 1997.
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House of versace. It is located at 1116 ocean drive in the south beach neighborhood of miami beach florida in the miami beach architectural district. House of versace is a 2013 canadian biographical drama television film directed by sara sugarman and starring gina gershon. The lifetime r original movie house of versace is the story of fashion icon donatella versace and her triumph over tragedy following the death of her brother gianni versace enrico colantoni.
House of versace is a compelling highly readable tale of rise from obscurity a painful fall and ultimate redemption as the versace empire returned to health for now. He called it casa casuarina the original name from when the. An exclusive selection of women s and men s ready to wear shoes accessories and the iconic world of versace home.
Versace the primary line of the design house is homage to extravagance and elegance the expression of the original vision of gianni versace and his sister donatella. If you like fashion you might enjoy the house of versace a 2013 lifetime movie about donatella versace s attempts to follow in her late brother s footsteps and her battle with drugs and alcohol. Versace s high profile murder at the hands of a serial killer is only touched on.
On a trip to miami gianni versace fell in love with a rundown apartment building that he would transform into an over the top mansion. General manager chauncey copeland tells vogue that despite its tumultuous two decades they kept the hotel. Bringing together fashion celebrity business drama jet set lifestyles and a notorious crime house of versace is an old fashioned page turner about a subject of enduring fascination.
Versus versace the first diffusion line at versace was created in 1989 by founder gianni versace as a gift to his sister donatella.