People: Jan. 20, 1997


In his new autobiographical movie, Tantrums and Tiaras, ELTON JOHN reveals that he never travels without a tiara or two (and trunkloads of loud suits). Now he finally has some fashionable frocks to go with them. While he may not have the traditional ectomorphic build of the supermodels, John certainly has a similarly mesomorphic ego. And as this photo (shot by Richard Avedon for Gianni Versace) reveals, a little makeup--or even a lot--and the right attitude work wonders. "Elton is more than a pal for me: he's my brother by choice," coos Versace, for whose runway shows John...

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