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Zoe (1911-1979), Micol (1913), and Giovanna (1915-2004) Fontana were born in Traversetolo, a small town outside Parma (Emilia-Romagna). Her mother Amabile ran a dress shop founded by her own mother in 1907. They learned their skills very early. Zoe and Micol moved to Milan in the early 1930s, while Zoe got married and moved to Paris to study couture and headed back to Rome in 1937. Her sisters, Micol and Giovanna, followed her in 1940 and the trio struggled because (more)

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