Italian-born designer most known for her cashmere clothing line, Cris.
She was born-and-raised in Italy before emigrating to the USA in the 1980s.
Her cashmere designs are sold at department stores all over the world, including at places like Barney's, Neiman Marcus, and Harvey Nichols.
She grew up as an only child.
She and designer Marc Jacobs have their designs carried at retailers all over the world.