Fashion designer Angelo Marani dies

Italian fashion designer Angelo Marani has died at the age of 70.
Fashion designer Angelo Marani salutes of the end of the presentation of his Fall/Winter 2009-2010 ready-to-wear collection on March 1, 2009©CHRISTOPHE SIMON / AFP PHOTO

The creative and entrepreneur passed away on January 4 after a long illness, reports the Italian publication Quotidiano.

Marani, who launched his business, Marex, in 1969, had become a regular at Milan Fashion Week. He was known for his innovative knitwear collections and love of prints, and also headed a successful denim line, ‘Marani Jeans'.

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