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Fashion designer

Piero Di Mitri, Italian fashion designer. Recipient Coty Fashion Critics award for menswear, 1973, Coty Return award, 1974, Coty Hall of Fame award, 1975. Member Council Fashion Designers American, Inc., Mens' Fashion Association Clubs: Jockey (Miami); Atrium (New York City), Le Club (New York City); Club A.

Background

Mitri, Piero Di was born on July 1, 1933 in Palermo, Italy. Came to the United States, 1963, naturalized, 1970. Son of Raffaele and Michelangela (Mirabella) Dimitri.

Education

Diploma, Milan (Italy) Fashion Institute, 1956.

Career

Designer, tailor, Caraceni, Rome, 1950-1952;Designer, tailor, Litrico, Rome, 1953-1956;owner, manager, Custom and Design Studios, Milan, 1957-1963;owner, manager, Palermo, Sicily, 1957-1963;owner, manager, DiMitri of Italy, New York City, since 1964;owner, manager, DiMitri Couture, Ltd., New York City, since 1980. Designer, consultant American Fashion, Inc., since 1975, Melbo Clothing Company, Osaka, Japan, since 1976, Matsuzakaya, Tokyo, since 1976, Pacific Shirt Company, since 1980, Ithaca Industries, Inc., since 1980, Syd Levethan Shoes, since 1985, Itokin American, Inc., Tokyo, since 1988, Tokyo Itokin Limited company, since 1989, Standard Shoe Limited company, since 1990, Nishijin Necktie Limited company, Shin-Ei Sangyo Limited company, since 1990, Elite Limited company, since 1990, Sun-Maruka Limited company since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Creator: Pia by DiMitri (women's cologne and perfume), 1978, DiMitri (men's cologne), 1978.

Membership

Member Council Fashion Designers American, Inc., Mens' Fashion Association Clubs: Jockey (Miami). Atrium (New York City), Le Club (New York City).

Connections

Married Maria Parisi, November 9, 1955. Children: Rafael, Michele, Robert, Peter.

father:
Raffaele Dimitri

mother:
Michelangela (Mirabella) Dimitri

spouse:
Maria Parisi

children:
Rafael Mitri

Michele Mitri

Robert Mitri

Peter Mitri