Fontana, Giovanna

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Name
Fontana, Giovanna Gender: F
born on 27 November 1915 at 09:40 (= 09:40 AM )
Place Traversetolo, Italy, 44n38, 10e23
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Bordoni
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°01' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 05°08 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 00°11'



Biography

Italian designer who founded a fashion house with her two sisters in 1946, couturiers to high society. They supplied the most modern fashion with their ready-to-wear collections and accessories, participating in international fashion shows. Their creations are on display in various museums at home and abroad.

For recreation, Fontana enjoyed cooking.

In 1936, she moved to Rome where she opened a fashion house with her two older sisters. The firm was simply named "Sorelle Fontana" or "The Fontana Sisters." By the 1960s they were designing for film stars' private lives as well as movie roles. The oldest sister, Zoe, died in 1979. Giovanna had two children, a son and a daughter.

On August 11, 2004, the fashion designer died at age 88 at her home in Rome, Italy.

Relationships

Events

  • Family : Change residence 1936 (moved to Rome)
  • Work : New Career 1946 (Founded fashion house)
  • Death of Sibling 1979 (sister and business partner, Zoe, died)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 11 August 2004 (Age 88 in Rome)
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Source Notes

Bordoni quotes B.C. Vol. 3

Categories

  • Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (Business with two sisters)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Gain - Financial success in field
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Cooking)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Beauty : Designer/ Fashion (Courturiere)
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection

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