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1937-1950 - South Audley Street (Mayfair) Clubs & Couturiers & Fashion & Trade & Italy Couturier Bianca Mosca was born Bianca Lea Rosa Mottironi in Italy (further details are lacking). Not much is known about her early years, but at 1757-1884 - Bond Street (Mayfair) Clubs & Fashion & Periodicals & Sex & Italy In 1683, Thomas Bond purchased a Piccadilly mansion called Clarendon House from Christopher Monck, 2nd Duke of Albemarle. He demolished the house in 1926-1982 - Yeomans Row (Chelsea) Clubs & Fashion & Taylors & Trade & Swiss & place: Locarno Fashion designer Giuseppe Gustavo [Jo] Mattli was born in 1907 in Locarno where he grew up in a large family. Keen to develop a career in the