Valentino: Themes and Variations

Valentino: Themes and Variations Author Pamela Golbin
ISBN-10 0847831728
ISBN-13 9780847831722
Year 2008-09-09
Pages 300
Language English
Publisher Rizzoli
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The name Valentino has been synonymous with high fashion for almost fifty years Based in Rome Valentino is only one of two couture houses recognized by the French government outside of Paris His exquisite designs are coveted and worn by young Hollywood and high society the world over On the occasion of his last couture collection presented in Paris in the spring of 2008 this landmark book celebrates forty five years of Valentinos remarkable career Published in association with a prestigious exhibition at the Muse des Arts Decoratifss famed costume department in Paris this volume focuses on Valentinos haute couture creations highlighting the most important and iconic creations of his half century in fashion through recurring themes in Valentinos workvariations on the ideas of volume line and texture as well as motifs such as geometry pleats and flowersthrough new photography sketches fabric samples and commentary on the dresses by Valentino himself In addition unprecedented photography by Franois Halard of Valentinos last fittings and backstage of his runway show reveals Valentinos private world for the first time Valentino On Valentino a chapter of first person accounts of the designs of these iconic dresses along with Valentinos commentary on his fashion will make this publication unique in the study of Valentino as a cultural and artistic icon

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ISBN-10 9780847831722
Release 2008
Pages 300


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