For Silvia Venturini Fendi, Fashion Is Family

The longtime artistic director of men’s wear at Fendi, a brand founded by her grandparents, no longer feels she has to prove that she earned her place.

IT’S THE DAY before the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, Italy’s unofficial kickoff to the Christmas season. Tomorrow, the streets of Rome will explode with fireworks, public displays of supplication, singing, soccer matches among young priests and an appearance by Pope Francis near the foot of the Spanish Steps. But on this quiet early December afternoon, the 62-year-old designer Silvia Venturini Fendi — the third-generation matriarch of the Fendi dynasty, and one of the few women at the creative helm of a luxury

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