Purple Fashion — Valentino

[October 4 2018] : Fashion

Valentino S/S 2019 show at Hotel National des Invalides, Paris
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Valentino S/S 2019 show at Hotel National des Invalides, Paris

It was in the warmth of a late fall afternoon—in a sun parlor with succulent plants, on a soft white carpet—that the spring 2019 collection of Valentino was presented. Valentino is one of the oldest and most traditional Italian maisons, based in the historic city of Rome. Today, between the guests present and the models parading along, this captivating spirit of high fashion was well celebrated.

To set the tone, the designer Pierpaolo Piccioli opened the march with Kristen McMenamy, one of the most unconventional models from the nineties era. But this move and, simply, her pride to exhibit her beautiful cascade of natural white hair—falling on a thick, generous black silk robe—felt here simply right... Read More

Text Dorothée Perret, photo courtesy of Valentino

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