Missoni fashion house founder dies at 92

By REUTERS
May 9, 2013 12:03

 
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LONDON - Italian fashion designer Ottavio Missoni, famous for his zig-zag patterns and the first to put bra-less models on the catwalk, died on Thursday aged 92, a spokeswoman for the family said.

The one-time Olympic hurdler founded his fashion empire with his wife Rosita. It is now run by their three children and several grandchildren.

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