Death of Francesco Smalto

November 5, 1927 - April 5, 2015
Marrakech, Morocco | Age 87

Designer to presidents and athletes dies
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PARIS (AP) — Francesco Smalto, an Italian-born designer who fashioned clothes for world leaders and celebrities, died at age 87, his fashion house said in a statement Monday.

The Smalto fashion house praised his ability to "reconcile virility, mystery and sensitivity" in his menswear designs and create clothes for "the most demanding men on the planet."

Moroccan news website reported that he died in in Marrakech. No information was...

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