Life After Death? Biggie's Notorious Versace Shades Are Being Remixed

Notorious B.I.G. performing at Madison Square Garden for Urban Aid on Oct. 5, 1995
Photo: David Corio (Redferns)

Ready to die? An iconic piece of the Notorious B.I.G.’s signature style is rumored to have been remixed for a new generation. On Monday, Versace was reportedly set to release an updated version of its well-known Biggie Frame, inspired by the legendary rapper (who was also a huge fan of the classic Greca frame). According to urban style site Hypebeast:

The new model sports an updated low-lens front shape with unmistakable wide-style temples, complete with the very same gold metal Medusa medallions made famous by the late Bad Boy rapper. Set to a retail price of $295 USD, these new Versace Biggie Frames will be offered exclusively through Barney’s and will be available in-store, as well as its online shop starting on October 8 for one month only.

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As of press time, the shades weren’t yet available at Barney’s or Versace’s website, but we’ve seen no signs of them being sold out, either. Bottom line: if this is a piece of hip-hop history you’d like to get your hands on, we suggest staying on the lookout, because they will not stay in stock long.

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