Died in Italy “Queen of cashmere”, Laura BiagiottiUncategorized May 26, 2017
Italian designer Laura Biagiotti, which is nicknamed the “Queen of cashmere”, died in Rome on 74 year of life after a heart attack. Daughter Lavinia Biagiotti reported on the death of his mother in Twitter.
As reported by the Italian news Agency Ansa, on Wednesday, may 24, Laura Biagiotti was taken to the hospital Sant’andrea in Rome after a heart attack that triggered a cardiac arrest, reports bi-Bi-si.
Biagiotti was born in Rome in 1943. His career in the fashion world she began in the 1960s, following in the footsteps of the mother of the owner of his own Studio Delia’s Soldaini Biagiotti.
The first show Biagiotti under its own brand was held in 1972 in Florence. The designer presented a collection of cashmere, which later became her trademark. It was nicknamed the “Queen of cashmere”.
Biagiotti was the first Italian designer whose fashion show took place in China (in 1988) and then in the Kremlin Palace in Moscow (1995).
Since the 1980s, the designer has lived and worked in the residence of Guidonia, near Rome, in the castle of the XI century, which was restored together with her husband Gianni CIGNA In 1996, he died of leukemia.
Daughter Lavinia Biagiotti has been creative Director of the fashion house Biagiotti.
– Andrea Lo Cicero (@andrealocicero1) 26 may 2017
Earlier it was reported that on 25 August 2016 at the 87th year of life died a French fashion designer and founder of my own fashion house Sonia Rykiel.