Italian menswear shows open in gloom over economy and Missoni

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A Missoni store is seen on Madison Avenue in New YorkMILAN (Reuters) – Milan's menswear fashion week started on Saturday amid concerns over the economy and also the fate of Vittorio Missoni, one of Italy's best-known clothes executives, whose plane disappeared off Venezuela a week ago. Italy's luxury goods industry is set to continue to outperform other sectors this year, according to analysts, helped by the appetite of Asian shoppers for the country's tailored suits and leather shoes. …