Spring/Summer 2016 Valentino

Collections|May 25, 2016

At this show, the Valentino count was high. Spotted – the white piped long sleeved black day dress, the fringed leather jacket, two tiger intarsia sweaters (one wearer sat directly in front of the other), the Aran knit, checkerboard dress and too many rockstud bags and shoes to tot up. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo […]

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Autumn/Winter 2015-16 Valentino

Autumn/Winter 2015-16|September 8, 2015

The headline at Valentino show – or rather the Instagram moment that has become the staple of many a show this season – was Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson closing the show, reprising their Zoolander roles. This was a real (but also fantasy) catwalk-off. The crowd went wild, the phones came out and fingers couldn’t […]

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Valentino Street-Style | 02/06/2015

Fashion News|June 2, 2015

How Valentino Became an Unlikely Street-Style Phenomenon: Think of the house of Valentino and the street-style circus—and its magpie-like, attention-grabbing stars—do not immediately spring to mind. But over the past few years, under the creative direction of Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, the label that Mr. Garavani built atop full-throttle, red-carpet glamour has become […]

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Spring/Summer 2015 Valentino

Collections|February 2, 2015

FOLLOWING on from their couture collection, which channelled the Pre-Raphaelites,  Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli presented a collection that took its cue from the 18th century tradition of the Grand Tour, a trip taken by young Europeans to explore the art, culture and traditions of Italy. Rome and all-out classicism, views, ruins, and souvenirs […]

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