Franca Sozzani

Italian journalist and editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia

Franca Sozzani (20 January 1950 – 22 December 2016) was an Italian journalist. She was the editor-in-chief of Vogue Italia from 1988 until her death in 2016. She was born in Mantua. Her son, Francesco Carrozzini (born 1982), is a director and photographer.

Franca Sozzani
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Sozzani in September 2010

Sozzani died after a long illness on 22 December 2016 in Milan. She was 66.[1]


  1. "Franca Sozzani Dies at 66; Gave Italian Vogue a Daring Look and Voice". The New York Times. 22 December 2016. Retrieved 16 January 2017.