Valentino Resort 2018

Mixing sporty and fancy is definitely the newest old trend! You can see it everywhere – on influencers like the Kardashian klan, the lovely Blake Lively, and the baddest gal ever, Riri, to social media unknowns that keep popping up on my Instagram feed. Everybody seems to wear stilettos to the gym, and tracksuit on meetings.

Pierpaolo Piccoli, Maison Valentino‘s creative director presented the Resort 2018 collection in New York, playing it cool, unlike other houses that choose much more exotic locations. The Big Apple and the fast life one lives there was the inspiration behind his creations.

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Valentino Spring Summer 2017

50 shades of Pierpaolo Piccoli.

Valentino Garavani, an Italian with passion for fashion, founded the fashion house “Valentino” in Rome in 1960. It rose to fame in 1962 in Florance, Italy’s capital of Fashion.

Mr. Garavani decided to retire and on 4th October 2007 he held his last collection in Paris. He appointed Maria Garzia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccoli as creative directors.

Today, 56 years after the foundation of the Maison, Maria Chiuri left her place at Valentino and took the job as creative director of Dior.

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When Fashion, Ballet and Impressionism meet

When one form of Art inspires another and another and another…

Edgar Degas’s ballet paintings are the inspiration behind this Harper’s Bazaar article. Photographers are Ken Browar and Deborah Oru, and Michelle Jank is the fashion editor.

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