Italist

ROME — Laura Biagiotti, an Italian fashion designer who conquered global markets together with her comfortable, free women’s garments and splendid knits that gained her the nickname Queen of Cashmere,” died Friday following a coronary heart assault. Different Italian accent and jewelry manufacturers, comparable to Luxottica (proprietor, amongst several luxurious eyewear brands, of Ray-Ban and Persol ), Marcolin, De Rigo, Safilo , Damiani , Vhernier, Pomellato , Morellato , Officine Panerai and Bvlgari are amongst an important in the world.

Trend editor Gianluca Longo – a consultant and contributor to the V&A’s exhibition – says, All manufacturers are pushed by commercialism, but the message every season at, say, Prada, Marni or Dolce & Gabbana, is extra visible and imaginative than about simply selling.” (Though, it should be said, none of these labels is owned by a conglomerate.) There may be actually a freshness of spirit at work in contemporary Italian trend.

Ford helped to revive the fortunes of the company established by Guccio Gucci in 1921 by propelling a new imaginative and prescient of amped-up sexuality and decadent luxurious for the house that appeared to reflect the flashy, look‑at-me years of the late Nineties and early millennium.

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