Die Designer Armand Basi

The fashion world turns again to wear mourning. And is that the catalan Designer Armand Basi has died in Barcelona at 85 years of age after a long illness. He and his brother Josep Basi, who died last year at 88, Christmas day was founded the Catalan firm of Armand Basi fashion in 1948.

Armand and Josep were one of the promoters of the Basi House, when in the 1940s, they created their first workshop in Barcelona specialized in knitwear. With the passing of the years the firm has grown and they are even holders of the license in Spain of the firm Lacoste.

Company sources have indicated that the burning Chapel will be located in the morgue of Sant Gervasi, Room 8, from 18.00 hours this afternoon. A mass and burial will take place tomorrow in the same morgue at 1330 hours.