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02/12/1946 Fashion designer Gianni Versace is born

Born to a dressmaker mother, Gianni Versace began his apprenticeship at a young age at her sewing business. Few years after, he founded his own fashion house, which he called after himself – Versace. He is known as one of the first designers to link fashion and music world together.


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