The Italians called her the "Signora Della Moda." And so she was, as Franca Sozzani dedicated her life to supporting fashion and creativity in all its forms, although at the same time she channeled her efforts in humanitarian projects around the world.
While her looks conveyed a delicate image, with her petite frame and long, wavy blonde hair and azure eyes, Sozzani was fiercely determined and set on leaving her mark in the world. And so she did.
January 20, 1950 - December 22, 2016