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Goodbye Krizia

It was a sad weekend for the fashion world in general, in particular for Italian fashion. Mariuccia Mandelli, the founder of the brand Krizia, who was one of the first Italians ready-to-wear brands who built the identity of fashion in the country, died Sunday night (December 7) at 90 years. Mandelli presented the brand Krizia (name also created by herself) for the first time at the Palazzo Pitti in Florence in 1964, the entire collection in black and white took the award from Moda Critica, which was previously awarded only to the designer Emilio Pucci, and since then shebhas conquered the world of fashion. The designer will always be remembered for her creativity and her absolute futuristic vision on fashion.“It’s difficult to imagine Milan without Mariuccia Mandelli, who was among the great protagonists of the transformation of this city into capital of fashion,” said Giorgio Armani. “She was a woman…