Industry Leaders Pay Tribute To The Legacy Of Franca Sozzani At New York Fashion Week

Feb 19, 2019 130

BY: Barry Samaha

The spirit of Franca Sozzani permeated throughout the main floor of 10 Corso Como in South Street Seaport last Monday. Here, in the throws of New York Fashion Week, a collection of fashion heavy-hitters came to celebrate the launch of Franca: Chaos and Creation, a new tome—published by Assouline in collaboration with her son, photographer and filmmaker Francesco Carrozzini—that features highlights from Sozanni’s 28-year career as the editor-in-chief of Italian Vogue.

Sozzani succumbed to a rare form of lung cancer in 2016—news that put a dark cloud over the industry. As one of the industry’s most powerful purveyors, she had fostered tremendous talents—from designers to stylist to photographers—and amassed a collection of personal effects that Carrozzini thought to showcase in the book.

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SOURCE: https://www.forbes.com

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