Domenico Spano Dies at 79; Clothier of Stars Found Fame of His Own

Born in Italy, he dressed billionaires and film stars while turning heads for his own outfits in his adopted city, New York.

Domenico Spano, a New York custom clothier who outfitted captains of industry and Hollywood stars, and whose own dandyish style made him a highly recognizable peacock on the streets of the city as well as in newspaper fashion pages, died on Oct. 23 in Manhattan. He was 79.

His daughter Elisabeth Spano said his death, in a hospital, resulted from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Mr. Spano, who went by the nickname Mimmo, was born in the Calabria region of southern Italy. But although he grew up in a country known for

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