Pierpaolo Piccioli took Valentino haute couture home to Rome on Tuesday and into a giant sound studio in the city’s legendary film studios the better to capture the grandeur of a very particular collection and moment.
Italian luxury brand Valentino and Internet giant Amazon have filed a joint lawsuit against New York-based Kaitlyn Pan Group for allegedly counterfeiting Valentino shoes and offering them for sale online.
The foundation will allocate $750,000 to the Covid-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO), and $250,000 to The New York Community Trust’s NYC Covid-19 Response & Impact Fund.
Designer Valentino Garavani and his business partner Giancarlo Giammetti are donating €1 million to support the fight against the coronavirus, the latest Italian designers to join the struggle against the pandemic.
Just when everyone was beginning to grumble, albeit very quietly, that Pierpaolo Piccioli’s recent obsession with volume was starting to get old, along comes the designer with a stellar darkly romantic collection.
Valentino couture this season went on a diet, losing metres off the silhouette (not kilos off the figure). After being behind a wave of volume in Europe for several seasons, Pierpaolo Piccioli slimmed down his cut.
The Italian fashion house has appointed Alessio Vannetti to the newly created role of chief brand officer. From 1 March the Gucci alum will oversee the label's brand experience, communication and image strategy.