BOF reveals the 73-yr-old Italian Fashion Designer reportedly  suffered a "very grave damage to the brain" after slipping into a cardiac arrest which affected the brain due "to a lack of oxygen".

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According to BOF, a doctor from Sant' Andrea hospital in Rome confirmed the designer's critical state revealing that "doctors are performing tests to verify possible brain death".

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Dubbed the 'Queen of Cashmere', Biagiotti was one of the top Italian female designers known globally, she started her career in the 60's and became known for her feminine and pretty cashmere designs. She also owns a fragrance brand including the popular 'Roma' scent.