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Carla Zampatti dead: fashion designer, 78, dies a week after horror fall at the opera

Fashion designer Carla Zampatti died a week after falling in horror.

Carla, who was 78, fell down the stairs while attending the opening night of the La Traviata opera house in Sydney Harbor in Australia last week.

She was reportedly unconscious after falling on the lower steps of the stairs and was immediately taken to hospital.

The sad news of the designer’s death on Saturday was confirmed on her official Instagram.

Dannii Minogue is one of those who pay homage to the fashion icon on social networks.

Fashion designer Carla Zampatti has passed away, this was confirmed today

On Instagram, the Australian singer and actress wrote: “I am so sad to hear this news.

“I was so lucky to have met Carla.

“I have always been in awe of her style and the class she brought to Australian fashion.

“We have lost a legend in the fashion world.


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Dannii Minogue paid tribute to the fashion designer

Carla was born in Italy but moved to Australia with her family in 1950.

She married twice and had three children, Alex Schuman, Allegra Spende and Bianca Spender who is also a designer.

The Instagram post announcing her passing said: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of fashion icon Carla Zampatti AC today.

“Carla is Australia’s most successful and long-lasting fashion designer, launching her eponymous label in 1965.

“Carla has long been celebrated for making Australian women feel confident and stylish through her exceptional design, tailoring and understanding of the modern woman.

: Carla Zampatti attends La Traviata opening night on March 26, 2021
Tributes were paid to the late creator on social networks

“A champion of Australian women and a multicultural success story, she continued to thrive as a businesswoman through enormous radical and social change, designing clothing for women fighting for liberation through the human rights movement. women in the 1960s to empower women today in leadership, the workplace, at home and at major life events. ”

Fans and those who knew Carla are encouraged to share their memories of her.

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