Passionate fashionista and fashion maniac who became editor-at-large and creative consultant for Vogue Japan.
She attended the University of Bari, where she earned an M.A. degree in Italian Literature and Art History.
She debuted a fragrance line in 2010 called Beyond; the bottle is shaped like a shoe.
She said she would steal clothes from her family and friends when she was growing up in a desperate search for the best fashion.
She collaborated with the influential Anna Wintour.