How old is Rosita Missoni?

The 90-year-old co-founder of the storied fashion label gives T a tour of her art- and heirloom-filled home.

Is Missoni owned by Valentino?

In 2002 the fashion house Valentino was purchased by the Marzotto Group, joining a group that included Hugo Boss, and licensed products for Gianfranco Ferre, M Missoni, and MCS Marlboro Classics. In 2005, Marzotto spun off Valentino and its other fashion brands into the Valentino Fashion Group.

What region of Italy is the Missoni family from?

As it is for the Missoni family, the worldwide well-known respected and loved family from Sumirago- a little town located near Varese in the Milan’s area- lucky owners of the successful eponymous Maison, founded in 1953 in Gallarate by Ottavio ‘Tai’ Missoni, a former olimpic atlete and his wife Rosita Jelmini.

What happened to the Missoni family?

Ottavio Missoni died in May, aged 92, before his son’s body was discovered. This article was updated on 17 October 2013. The original version stated definitively that the bodies of Vittorio Missoni, his wife Maurizia Castiglioni, their friends and a co-pilot had been found.