Carla Zampatti

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Carla Maria Zampatti AC, OMRI (19 May 1942 – 3 April 2021) was an Italian-Australian fashion designer and businesswoman. She was executive chair of the fashion label Carla Zampatti Pty Ltd. Zampatti was born in Lovero, Italy.

Zampatti was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 1987 Australia Day honours for service to the fashion industry as a designer and manufacturer.[1]

In 2015, HarperCollins published Zampatti's autobiography, My Life, My Look.[2]

On 26 March 2021, Zampatti was taken to hospital after going to a premiere at Sydney Harbour, where she fell down from a staircase and hit her head.[3] She died from her injuries on 3 April, aged 78.[4]

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  1. "Ms Carla Maria ZAMPATTI (Mrs SPENDER) AM". It's an Honour. Australian Government. Retrieved 3 April 2021.
  2. "My Life, My Look". HarperCollins. Retrieved 3 April 2021.
  3. "Carla Zampatti dies, aged 78". news.com.au. 2021-04-03. Retrieved 2021-04-03.
  4. Cormack, Lucy (2021-04-03). "Carla Zampatti, 78, dies in hospital one week after fall". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2021-04-03.