(AllHipHopNews) One of the most name-dropped brands in fashion, Versace, will be revealed in a new Lifetime movie, House of Versace, debuting Oct. 5th on Lifetime.
Based on Wall Street Journal reporter Deborah Ball’s widely-read book "House of Versace: The Untold Story of Genius, Murder, and Survival", the movie brings to light the story of Donatella, who, following the brazen murder of her brother, world-renowned designer Gianni Versace at the height of his success, is suddenly thrust into the spotlight as head designer of his fashion empire.
Following the movie’s premiere, at 10:00pm ET/PT, Lifetime will air the hour-long documentary, "Versace: Beyond the Headlines", providing an in-depth look at Gianni Versace’s start in the fashion business, his incredible rise in such a competitive industry and ultimate creation of the multi-million dollar fashion empire that lives on after his death. The special will include interviews with people who knew Gianni, fashion designers, as well as a police detective and criminologist who explain their take on his tragic murder in front of his Miami mansion on July 15, 1997.
The Versace brand, and Donatella herself, are iconic in hip-hop culture. Versace is a staple clothing item of rap stars, the apparel of choice by many. Atlanta rap group, Migos, recently released a video for their hit song, "Versace."