The Laura Biagiotti
brand is known for its fine knitwear and loose clothes as well as perfumes, accessories and watches. Dubbed the "Queen of Cashmere", her
company said it uses 50,000 kilograms (110,000 pounds) of the fine soft wool every year to make its clothes.
The House of Biagiotti is listed among the largest fashion houses in Italy. Its products include women's wear, men's wear, accessories and watches. Biagiotti, in April 1988, was the first Italian designer to present a collection in China.
In 1995, she received an award from the President of Italy for her contributions to fashion and later the Marco Polo award from the Chinese government for promoting fashion in China. She also received the Leonardo Prize in Italy. The Italian post office issued a 41 Euro cent stamp with her name in 2002. She received the America Award of the Italy-USA foundation in 2011.
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