Ottavio Missoni

Organization leader

1921 – 2013

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Who was Ottavio Missoni?

Ottavio Missoni was the founder of the Italian fashion label Missoni and an Italian Olympic hurdler who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics. Along with his wife Rosita, he was part of the group of designers who launched Italian ready-to-wear in the 1950s, thereby ensuring the global success of Italian fashion.

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Born
Feb 11, 1921
Dubrovnik
Also known as
  • Tai Missoni
  • Tai
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Children
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Employment
  • Founder, M Missoni
Lived in
  • Dubrovnik
Died
May 9, 2013
Varese

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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