Last of three Fontana sisters, Micol, dies

(AGI) Rome, June 12 - Micol Fontana, the last of the threesisters who founded the high fashion brand Sorelle Fontana,died on Friday. She was born in 1913. The three sisters'garments were worn by numerous Hollywood stars, includingAudrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Liz Taylor, and Ava Gardner, aswell as members of the jet set such as Jacqueline KennedyOnassis. "On behalf of the city of Rome, I would like toexpress our deepest condolences for the death of Micol Fontana,an extraordinary protagonist of Roman and Italian fashion andbusiness," said Rome's Mayor, Ignazio Marino. "It was

(AGI) Rome, June 12 - Micol Fontana, the last of the threesisters who founded the high fashion brand Sorelle Fontana,died on Friday. She was born in 1913. The three sisters'garments were worn by numerous Hollywood stars, includingAudrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Liz Taylor, and Ava Gardner, aswell as members of the jet set such as Jacqueline KennedyOnassis. "On behalf of the city of Rome, I would like toexpress our deepest condolences for the death of Micol Fontana,an extraordinary protagonist of Roman and Italian fashion andbusiness," said Rome's Mayor, Ignazio Marino. "It was aprivilege to meet Signora Fontana and welcome her and herfamily at the Campidoglio to celebrate her 103rd birthday,through a special exhibit at the Capitoline Museum. I rememberthat day with great fondness, as it a chance for all of us tocelebrate Italian excellence. A timeless symbol of wisdom andcreativity, with we will continue to treasure," Marino said.(AGI) . .