folder 17 - Simonetta, 1954 or 1955

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US NNFIT SC.320.17


Simonetta, 1954 or 1955


  • 1954 or 1955 (Creation)

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Simonetta Visconti (1922-2011), also known as Duchess Simonetta Colonna di Cesaro Visconti, founded her fashion house in 1946. In 1952, Simonetta married Italian fashion designer, Alberto Fabiani, with whom she later combined houses with in order to form the House of Simonetta et Fabiani in 1962. Although this house was short-lived, Simonetta became internationally known for her elegant and youthful designs. Simonetta retired from fashion design after Simonetta et Fabiani closed in 1973.

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Photographer for Harper's Bazaar.

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The series is comprised of 6 black and white photographs.

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