Aug 302006

Ottavio Rosita Missoni

Ottavio and Rosita Missoni

Missoni is an Italian fashion house based in Varese.

It is famous for its unique knitwear, made from a variety of fabrics in colourful patterns. The company was founded by Ottavio (“Tai”) and Rosita Missoni in 1953.
In May of 1999 both Ottavio and Rosita received in London the Honorary Doctorate of the Central Saint Martin College of Art and Design with the following motivation: “In recognition of your contribution to international fashion”.

In the same month they received in Dallas the ‘Dallas Historical Society’s Stanley Award’ for lifetime achievement in fashion design and in San Francisco the Honorary Doctorate Degree Doctor of Humane Letters from the Academy of Art College.

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