House of Versace - the Book

The book entitled “House of Versace, The Untold Story of Genius, Murder and Survival” by Deborah Ball has been launched, that tells the story of the late designer Gianni Versace, his tragic life and murder and the family's struggle after his death. A book that's definitely a must-read by any fashionista!
03 Feb, 2010

Attention to all fashionistas! A fashion must-read has been launched by Deborah Ball, that tells the story of legendary fashion designer Gianni Versace. The book is entitled “House of Versace, The Untold Story of Genius, Murder and Survival” published by Crown Publishing Group.

The 346 page hardback book's cover features a portrait of Gianni Versace and sister Donatella, creative director of [linkhttp://dailyfashionandstyle.com/brand-versace/ title=Versace Designs]House of Versace[/link].

House of Versace book cover

The book tells the story of the talented Gianni Versace who has brought the glamorous label to its cult status, the family's ups and downs after the famed designer's tragic murder in 1997, Donatella's battle with drugs and rehab, and the mystery of the fact the designer left the majority of the Versace empire to Donatella's daughter, Allegra Versace.

The author Deborah Ball was a longtime Milan correspondent at Dow Jones Newswires and for The Wall Street Journal and has conducted interviews, including models, fashion insiders, business rivals and even the late designer's lovers to write the book.

Source: WWD





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