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La dolce Vita – the sweet life in your own living room the design collection by Missoni home is done to bring the sweet life to Italian art in the local ambience. The great film by Federico Fellini in 1960 has imprinted itself in the hearts of many people and is to renounce for the tension between the serious side of life and the needs, concerns and feel just plain alive. In the movie with an all-star cast (including Marcello Mastroianni, Anouk Aimee and Anita Ekberg) seems to be reserved for the high society (Haute Volee) the sweet life. And maybe that’s the kick, to cut off a slice of her own, usually so modest living room alive to make. Missoni home draws on a long tradition and intense roots of life.

So Ottavio Missoni, who recently celebrated his 90th birthday was Hurdler, before starting his career as Italian fashion designers significantly. The athlete won at the Olympic Games in 1948 in the competition 400 m hurdles, after all, the sixth rank. Two years later followed by a fourth place finish at the European Championships in Brussels. The roots of Missoni are seeing more generous than they appear at first glance that Ottavio was born in 1921 in the Dalmatian Dubrovnik (today Croatia). The first Olympics after the second world war, which took place in London, Missoni met his Rosita, whom he married in 1953. In the same year, the two in the vicinity of Milan founded their workshop to produce knitted fashions. Fortunately for the clientele it not but remained in production.

The Missonis started new knitting techniques to develop. As the patchwork of knitwear and 1955 would be to call the vertical knitted sweater. In the 1950s, they got two sons, Vittorio and Luca, and a daughter, Angela, and thus laid an important foundation for the successful until now in the third generation family business.

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