Designer Italian brand shoes Sergio Rossi died from complications caused by a coronavirus.
“The legend of footwear Sergio Rossi, who created one of the most popular in Italy luxury brand of shoes and inspired generations of designers, including the son of Gianviti, died in Cesena, Italy, at the age of 84 years. Cause of death was a coronavirus. He was hospitalized a few days ago,” – said in the message.
Sergio Rossi was born in San Mauro Pascoli, one of the main Italian Shoe regions, in 1935. He studied the profession of his father, started making shoes in the early 1950-ies and launched her eponymous label in 1968. The designer also collaborated with such fashion houses as Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Azzedine Alaïa.
Rossi has developed a number of innovative styles, such as, for example, Opanca sandals with curved sole.
As reported in the world as of 14:04 on 3 April, it recorded 1 million 30 thousand 325 cases of coronavirus infection СОVID-19, 54 207 people died, recovered 219 905 people.