It’s November and choosing “November Rain” as the song of the week is not particularly original, I know. But it’s still one of my favorite songs and I probably listened to it thousands of time (I’m not joking).
Many years ago, before Gigi and Zayn (they both weren’t even born in 1992) there were Axl Rose and Stephanie Seymour. He was the singer of the most successful rock band of that time, Guns n’ Roses. She was one of the most famous models of the ’90s, a Victoria’s Secret angel and one of Gianni Versace’s muses. They were a match made in music and fashion heaven. It didn’t last long but their love is eternized in this video. Seymour also starred in the video of “Don’t Cry”, another beautiful ballad by G’n’R.
The video of “November Rain” was directed by Andy Morahan and it’s based on a short story by Del James titled “Without You”. The video reportedly cost about $1.5 million and it’s still among the most expensive videos ever made. Axl Rose wanted something epic and surely this video is, with its many locations and extras.
The wedding dress worn by Stephanie Seymour was chosen by bridal stylist Renée Strauss. Designed by Carmela Sutera, it cost $8,000. The designer said that, after watching the video, many women wanted a dress like that, even if it was not ordinary at all, considering that the front of the skirt is so short that it exposes the garter. It made many women dream of being a sexy bride, for sure.
Enjoy the video.