Annika Rimala (1936-2014) worked as a designer at Marimekko from 1960 to 1982. From early on, her modern, distinctive clothes began to appear on the covers and pages of some of the world's leading fashion magazines. Her work was also characterised by timelessness, practicality and humour. In 1968, she designed Marimekko's first cotton jersey collection, Tasaraita, which was an immediate success. A symbol of equality, Tasaraita has become a classic beloved by people all around the world.