Death of Manuel Mota

January 8, 2013
Barcelona, Spain

Spanish fashion designer dies at 46
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JORGE SAINZ, The Associated Press

MADRID (AP) — Manuel Mota, a Spanish dress designer specializing in bridal gowns for top models and high society, has died. He was 46.

Mota had been the creative director of Spanish fashion company Pronovias for the past 23 years. He helped build the family company into a world brand for wedding dresses.

The fashion house said in a statement that Mota died Tuesday at his home near Barcelona. Wednesday's statement did not give the cause of...

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