It is little less than a month left to the big launch of
our Missoni-Lindex collection and we thought we would give some
insight of one of the worlds most famous fashion houses. Follow us
up until the release!
What began as a small knitwear factory following the traditional
Italian handicraft techniques has evolved into a world famous
luxury label which has redefined the notions of knitwear.
It all started from a technical point of view in the 1950's -
with a knitting machine that could only do stripes, the founders
started their journey to become the essence of knitwear. They
bought the Raschel knitting machine that could only stitch in zig
zag and as the famous saying goes... The rest is history!
The zig zag pattern is a layered mismatch of patterns and
colours. It combines stitch, yarn and colours which are immediately
The Italian fashion house and luxury brand Missoni is world
famous for its distinctive designs and colourful patterns and has
achieved iconic status around the world through its unique Missoni
pattern. The company, founded in 1953, has been led by generations
of women from the Missoni family and, like Lindex, celebrates
Today Missoni offers tailored lines and sassy slim-line
silhouettes. They continuously attract a new generation of devoted
fashion lovers while maintaining their original cool mix and match
concept in their collections.
Rosita, Angela and Margherita are the three core women
of the Missoni family who work as a team. Rosita, the daughter of a
family of shawl-makers is the founder and matriarch of Missoni. Her
daughter Angela, took over the main Missoni line in 1996, and is
the company's Creative Director. Angela's daughter Margherita is in
charge of the Missoni Accessories and Beachwear.