Sunday, 6 January 2013

Designer Missoni and Wife Feared Dead As Aircraft Disappears Off Coast Of Venezuela

Heir to family owned fashion label Missoni, Vittorio Missoni and his wife Maruizia are feared dead.
The director of the Italian fashion label is said to have been returning from a Christmas and New Year holiday with his wife and Italian business man Guido Foresti and his wife Elda Scalvenzi when the small aircraft he was travelling in vanished off the coast of Venezuela on Friday morning.

Vittorio co runs the brand with his siblings Angela and Luca. Two Venezuelan pilots were also on board, German Mechan, 72, and Juan Fernandez, 45. Word has it that Mr Missoni’s younger brother Luca, the company’s creative director, is travelling to Venezuela to help in the search.
Maddalena Aspes, a spokesman for Missoni, said: ‘The family has been informed by the Venezuelan consulate that Vittorio Missoni and his wife are missing.

'We don’t know any more.’ She added that relatives were travelling back to Italy from a holiday in France.

1 comment:

  1. still no news and it looks like they are dead. sad.


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