Valentino’s ‘Daydream’ Couture Collection Turns Fantasy Into Reality

Pierpaolo Piccioli debuted the magical range in Beijing.Looks from the Valentino Beijing couture collection. Photo: Courtesy of Valentino Pierpaolo Piccioli is one of fashion’s best dreamers, especially when it comes to couture. His couture collections for Valentino are always infused with a sculptural purity and an unparalleled color sensibility; but more than that, they do what the 99.9% of us who […]

Must Read: Kering Hires Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Kardashian-Jenners Cover ‘CR Fashion Book’

Plus, Generation Z’s internal conflict with fast fashion.Photo: Eric Piermont/AFP/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.Kering hires a diversity and inclusion officerKering has appointed Kalpana Bagamane Denzel to serve as its Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Talent Officer. Denzel will work to execute Kering’s goal of “global diversity” across the conglomerate by […]

See Every Look From Valentino’s Spring 2020 Collection

The brand presented its runway show on Sunday in Paris.A look from Valentino’s Spring 2020 collection. Photo: ImaxtreeOn Sunday, Valentino presented its Spring 2020 runway show in Paris. See every look from the collection in the gallery below.Never miss the latest fashion industry news. Sign up for the Fashionista daily newsletter. ADVERTISEMENTThanks for watching!Visit WebsiteADVERTISEMENTThanks for watching!Visit […]

See Every Look From the Valentino Couture Fall 2019 Collection

Pierpaolo Piccioli closed out couture week with another magical, floral-themed show.A look from the Valentino Couture Fall 2019 collection. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesIn the final show of Fall 2019 haute couture week, Pierpaolo Piccioli offered a parade of hyper-saturated hues, exaggerated proportions and out-of-this-world craftsmanship for Valentino. It was another masterful collection — one filled with […]

Pierpaolo Piccioli on His ‘Time’ 100 Honor, Promoting Diversity and Modernizing Valentino

Plus, his thoughts on the Met Gala and why he changed his mind about logos.Pierpaolo Piccioli with Alina Cho during “The Atlier” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo: BFA.com/Zach HiltyCinematography punctuated much of Pierpaolo Piccioli‘s childhood in a small coastal town about 20 miles outside of Rome. He spent a great deal of his time watching […]

Must Read: Pat McGrath, Clare Waight Keller and Pierpaolo Piccioli Make ‘Time’ 100 List, The Meghan Markle Effect Extends to Childrenswear

Plus, most teen beauty purchases still take place in stores.Pat McGrath. Photo: John Phillips/BFC/Getty Images for BFCThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.Pat McGrath, Clare Waight Keller and Pierpaolo Piccioli make Time 100 listClare Waight Keller of Givenchy, Pierpaolo Piccioli of Valentino, Jennifer Hyman of Rent the Runway and renowned makeup artist Pat […]

Valentino’s Romantic Fall 2019 Show Was Pure Poetry

Pierpaolo Piccioli had passion on the brain this season.Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesAs guests entered the venue for Valentino‘s Fall 2019 show on Sunday evening in Paris, they were met with a wall-sized light installation that read: “The people you love become ghosts inside of you and like this you keep them alive.” The piece […]

Valentino Shows Colorful Smoky Eyes and Wispy Flyaways for Fall 2019

Pat McGrath and Gudio Palau put whimsical updates on classic beauty staples to complement Pierpaolo Piccioli’s latest romantic collection.A beauty look from the Valentino Fall 2019 runway. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesValentino is one of the most highly anticipated runways at Paris Fashion Week, and not only because it consistently features beautiful, red-carpet-worthy gowns — […]

Pierpaolo Piccioli Took ‘Florals for Spring’ to A New Level for Valentino Couture

They may not be “groundbreaking,” but at Valentino they were absolutely show-stopping.Looks from Valentino Couture Spring 2019. Photo: Imaxtree If the success of a couture collection were measured in the number of times we thought, “Wow,” while watching it, or perhaps the number of tears shed by Celine Dion, Valentino hit it out of the park on Wednesday. […]

Pierpaolo Piccioli on Maintaining Valentino’s Culture of Couture and Updating Its Values to Reflect 2018

The creative director opens up about his vision for the brand at the “Vogue” Forces of Fashion conference.Pierpaolo Piccioli and Hamish Bowles. Photo: Corey Tenold/Vogue For Valentino‘s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli, the couture runway is a platform for peak creativity. This was certainly evident in the designer’s most recent couture range, where gratifying construction met bursts of hypersaturated […]