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Gunilla Pontén

Swedish fashion designer

Ellen Gunilla Margareta Pontén (14 June 1929 – 29 June 2019) was a Swedish fashion designer.[1] She was born in Stockholm. Pontén designed clothes with the base colours of grey, white or black.[2]

Gunilla Pontén
NMA.0033738, Fashion Photo by Lars Nordin-Nordin Nilson 1955.jpg
Gunilla Pontén in June 1955
Born(1929-06-14)14 June 1929
Died29 June 2019(2019-06-29) (aged 90)
Stockholm, Sweden
NationalitySweden
Occupationfashion designer, model

In 1983, she was awarded the Damernas Värld design award Guldknappen, in 2003 she was awarded a Litteris et Artibus[2][3] In 2008, she was awarded the KTH Great Prize.[2]

Pontén died on 29 June 2019, in Stockholm at the age of 90.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Modeikonen Gunilla Pontén är död". SVT Nyheter. 29 June 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "The KTH Great Prize 2008 awarded to Gunilla Pontén". KTH. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  3. "Humorn håller Gunilla Pontén ung". Sydsvenskan.
  4. "Gunilla Pontén är död". Expressen. Retrieved 29 June 2019.