Italian designer

The designer who suffered a cardiac arrest and possible brain asphyxiation died early this morning Friday 26th May 2017.

A funeral service for her is set to hold on Saturday, May 27th 2017 at the Santa Maria Degli Angeli church in Italy.

Known for her luxurious cashmere pieces and pretty silhouettes, the acclaimed 'Queen Of Cashmere' was one of the top Italian female designers known globally. She started her career in the 60's and quickly became known for her feminine and pretty cashmere designs. She also owns the popular 'Roma' fragance brand.

She is survived by Lavinia, the VP of the brand who took a bow together with her at the end of her fasion shows in Milan.