Carla Fendi during amfAR’s Cinema Against AIDS Benefit in Cannes, Presented by Bold Films, Palisades Pictures and The Weinstein Company – Arrivals at Moulin de Mougins in Mougins, France. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/WireImage)

(MILAN) — Carla Fendi, one of the five sisters who transformed the family leather goods business into a global luxury fashion house long known for its furs, has died following a long illness. She was 79. The Rome-based fashion house confirmed Fendi’s death Monday, expressing pain for the loss and gratitude for her continued contributions.…

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