Fontana, Micol

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Name
Fontana, Micol Gender: F
born on 8 November 1913 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
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_scocol.18.gif 15°49' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°11 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 19°41'



Biography

Italian fashion designer and business executive; owner in partnership with her two sisters, Giovanna and Zoë, of house of Haute Couture, Sorelle Fontana; founded in Rome, 1946. Within a few years it became a well established business with clientele in the cream of high society, international aristocracy and famed actresses. They created a ready-to-wear line and accessories, branching into the U.S. from 1951, with fashion shows in all the major cities.

The joint owner and President of Sorelle Fontana Alta Moda S.r.l., Micol has received numerous awards including the Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in 1965, National Fashion Oscar in 1968 and the Targa d’Oro Europea in 1988. She is a member of the Soroptimist Club, Business Managers’ Association and enjoys gardening and golf for leisure.

Relationships

Events

  • Work : Start Business 1946 (Sorelle Fontana)
  • Work : Start Business 1951 (Business expanded to U.S.)
  • Work : Prize 1965 (Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic)
  • Work : Prize 1968 (National Fashion Oscar)
  • Work : Prize 1988 (Targa D'Oro Europea Award)

Source Notes

Bordoni quotes B.C. Vol. 3

Categories

  • Traits : Personality : Hard worker
  • Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (Business with two sisters)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Groups (Soroptimist, Business Managers Assoc.)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Outdoors (Gardening)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Sports (Golf)
  • Vocation : Beauty : Designer/ Fashion (Courturiere)
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Notable : Awards : Knighted (Knight of the Order of Merit)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Numerous)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection

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