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The Life of Lamé
Would Missoni have shot to its stratospheric heights of fame so quickly were it not for those lamé blouses strutting down the runway under the bright lights of the Palazzo Pitti in the Spring of 1967? Bra-free and baring it all, Missoni and its models stomped down the runway and into a whole new era. […]
 
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What’s your Missoni I.Q.?

Are you an expert on all things Missoni? Find out with our quiz! (Solutions tomorrow)

1. “Who says colours are seven? …there are tones!” was how Helen Gurley Brown described Missoni. True or false?

 

False, it was Diana Vreeland

 

 

2. In his article about Ottavio Missoni’s athletic career, journalist Gianni Brera compared him to a pair of Roman gods: Jupiter and Pluto, Cupid and Poseidon, or Apollo and Mercury?

 

 

Apollo and Mercury

 

 

 

3. One particular Missoni show was the subject of much controversy because the models were not wearing bra. Which year was it: 1952, 1967 or 1988?

 

 

 

1967

 

 

 

4. The Raschel knitting machine was named after 19th Century French actress Rachel Félix. True or false?

 

 

True

 

 

 

5. Who was the face of Missoni’s 2012 S/S campaign featuring Pedro Almodòvar? Victoria Abril, Penélope Cruz or Rossy de Palma?

 

 

 

Rossy De Palma

 

 

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  • 19 April 2014 at 11:30 AM

    Avec l'ouverture, jeudi sur les Champs Elysées, de son premier magasin en France, Abercrombie & Fitch accélère la cadence de son expansion internationale.
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