She left off at Sant’Andrea Hospital on Friday morning. He was hit by heart attack on Wednesday afternoon. Saturday at 11am funerals in Santa Maria degli Angeli
On Friday night at 2.47 pm, Laura Biagiotti, the great Roman stylist, went out to work: the doctors at Sant’Andrea Hospital in Rome had already started the procedures for the diagnosis of brain death on Thursday night. Biagiotti, 73, had had a cardiac arrest, and had been hospitalized at 9.30 pm. Resuscitating maneuvers, explained the healthcare, started as reported before the patient arrived at the hospital and then repeatedly rescued at Emergency Room, had allowed the resumption of heart activity, but the clinical picture and the examinations carried out seriously injured the brain Of anoxic type and was therefore admitted to intensive care under very severe conditions.
Laura Biagiotti, 73, a Roman, was nominated by the New York Times The Queen of Cashmere, the “cashmere queen”, for using that precious wool in almost all of her dresses. And he was also the first Italian fashion designer to move to Beijing, to conquer in the 1980s a China still to be discovered. And it is the emblem of a whole Italian, indeed Roman, entrepreneurial history. With her daughter Lavinia, she has carried on and made her acquainted all over the world, the family business created by her mom Delia, who began, in full economic boom, with a tailoring in Salaria Street. A company that began to take off with the Alitalia hostess uniform.
Very fond of the Eternal City, Laura Biagiotti also devoted a line of perfumes to Rome. His first collection was 1966, when he signed a prêt-à-porter line for the coutirier of and from the early 1980s lived and worked in the Roman countryside, near Guidonia, in a medieval castle, Marco Simone, purchased with her husband Gianni Cigna in the Seventies, who soon became his headquarters and staff. It was there on Wednesday even when it felt bad. Lavinia, who was in London, rushed to Rome to stay with her mother along with her partner, but also to her collaborators and other family members.
In the hospital on Thursday, in the early afternoon came also Wanda, the daughter of Mirella, who for thirty years was the cook and the factotum of the medieval castle of Marco Simone, in Guidonia, Laura Biagiotti and her husband Gianni Cigna had purchased and restored In the 1970s. “Lavinia, when 16 years ago my mother went to hospital where she died,” Wanda says, “ran to his bedside: today I wanted to do the same thing.” Then actress Nancy Brilli with companion Roy De Vita. He is the first among friends to reach the designer in the resuscitation department and as soon as he embraces Lavinia Cigna for a long time.
For her Laura Biagiotti has designed the clothes of many films, such as Christmas I marry. Of Biagiotti Nancy wore everything and at the presentation in April of the winter collection 2017-2018 was backstage with Natasha Stefanenko, Romina Power and Carla Fracci.