(Image Source: The Guardian)

BY COLLIN RUANE
ANCHOR JAMAL ANDRESS

Italian fashion icon, Vittorio Missoni, is missing after a plane he was traveling in disappeared. Good Morning America and WFAA have the details.

“The head of the Italian fashion label Missoni is missing this morning after his plane disappeared off the coast of Venezuela.”

“The plane was carrying 6 people including Vittorio Missoni and his wife. The family confirmed this morning that the plane is missing.”

Missoni’s label is known for its creative use of striped patterns on shoes, hats, and cookware.
Image: East of Highland

 

The New York Times notes, a collaboration with Target in 2011 even included a Missoni-print bicycle and the flood of online shoppers brought down Target’s website. Image: Velojoy

The Missoni Company released a statement to the media Saturday that read:

“The Missoni Company confirms that Vittorio Missoni and his wife are missing in Venezuela. The small plane they were traveling on has disappeared … The company asks the press to kindly respect the family’s privacy at this time.”

The editor-in-chief of W Magazine is close to the family and had this to say to CNN.

“I can say that we all hope that Vittorio will be back. We are not losing hope. Hope is the word that we really want to emphasize.”

The Missoni family has been in the fashion industry since the 1950s.

Missoni CEO's Plane Missing Over Venezuela

by Collin Ruane
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Jan 5, 2013

Missoni CEO's Plane Missing Over Venezuela

(Image Source: The Guardian)

BY COLLIN RUANE
ANCHOR JAMAL ANDRESS

Italian fashion icon, Vittorio Missoni, is missing after a plane he was traveling in disappeared. Good Morning America and WFAA have the details.

“The head of the Italian fashion label Missoni is missing this morning after his plane disappeared off the coast of Venezuela.”

“The plane was carrying 6 people including Vittorio Missoni and his wife. The family confirmed this morning that the plane is missing.”

Missoni’s label is known for its creative use of striped patterns on shoes, hats, and cookware.
Image: East of Highland

 

The New York Times notes, a collaboration with Target in 2011 even included a Missoni-print bicycle and the flood of online shoppers brought down Target’s website. Image: Velojoy

The Missoni Company released a statement to the media Saturday that read:

“The Missoni Company confirms that Vittorio Missoni and his wife are missing in Venezuela. The small plane they were traveling on has disappeared … The company asks the press to kindly respect the family’s privacy at this time.”

The editor-in-chief of W Magazine is close to the family and had this to say to CNN.

“I can say that we all hope that Vittorio will be back. We are not losing hope. Hope is the word that we really want to emphasize.”

The Missoni family has been in the fashion industry since the 1950s.

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