House of Gucci: The Real-life Story Behind One of Fashion’s Biggest Crimes

Mar 11, 2021 383

BY: Brooke Marine

When images of Adam Driver and Lady Gaga dressed as a late ‘80s couple enjoying an après ski moment arrived on the Internet this week, it seemed like no one could contain themselves. They weren’t just posing for vacation photos in the Italian mountains, though. In fact, these images were official press photos for House of Gucci, the upcoming film directed by Ridley Scott in which Driver and Gaga play Signore e Signora Gucci, otherwise known as Maurizio Gucci and Patrizia Reggiani. 

Two years before another Italian luxury house namesake, Gianni Versace, would be murdered outside of his home in Miami Beach by serial killer Andrew Cunanan, the fashion world saw one of its biggest crime scandals: the assassination of Maurizio Gucci on the steps of his office in Milan.

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