posted on: Friday, October 4, 2013

All photo by me

Another beautiful show from Paris, the always very highly anticipated Valentino, has sent some very ornate pieces down the runway, some of them on the border of couture. This wasn't a humble or subtle collection, it spoke clearly about where the designers drew the inspiration from - mythology- this time around.
Imagine the fringed cape on the first picture thrown over a white shirt and bleached boyfriend jeans, or a white T with some of those colorful embroided skirts and a pair of black or nude flats...
Now, Ethnic and 'pagan' isn't usually something that I would go for, but there was quite a few pieces I would easily see in my closet.

 A wonderful collection where Chiurri and Piccioli show of their artisan skills and in the same time widen the range of who the Valentino women is.
And in the era where many houses seem to go downhill with, that is a good thing buisness-wise.


  1. Gorgeous collection! Reminds me a lot of Chanel's Pre-Fall 2011.


  2. Such a pretty collection!


  3. STUNNING SHOW, also found your blog on a feature on Who What Wear, you're so amazing and love your style, you're an inspiration to me. I just followed you on bloglovin btw, just had to! Also, I just posted my PROVOKING IN PARIS post documenting my experience at Paris Fashion Week at such shows like Acne, Chanel, Viktor & Rolf, and Jean Paul Gaultier with pics I snapped personally! Do tell me what you think and hope you're wonderfully and Parisian-ly provoked!

    xx The Provoker

  4. Amazing, Amazing, Amazing! Studying Fashion myself I have so much respect for some of the stuff these designers do.

    Love your blog!

  5. super post!!!

  6. I was so happy to see this collection come down the runway. I love Valentino's elegance and reverence for tradition, so it was amazing to see this paired with with the ornate embellishments and injections of colour.

  7. Ah, these photos are so beautiful. Amazing that you got to attend the Valentino show. It is always one of my favourites. xx


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