×
319
Fashion Jobs
TIME TECHNOPLAST
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Andheri
LIFE TURN MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT
sr. Manager Production - Sricity, Tada - Mnc Company - Engineering Ind
Permanent · Tada
MCKENZIE
Hiring For Retail Store Merchandiser / Manager
Permanent · Chennai
V2B GLOBAL CONSULTANTS
sr Technician Apparel -Buying Office
Permanent · Gurugram
MANPOWERGROUP SERVICES INDIA
Opening || Horeca Sales Manager || Kolkata
Permanent · Kolkata
ADIDAS
Senior Product Owner - Machine Learning & ai
Permanent · GURUGRAM
ADIDAS
Senior Technology Consultant - Omnichannel
Permanent · GURUGRAM
PUMA
Manager- Warehouse (B2C)
Permanent · Bengaluru
HARMAN FINOCHEM
sr. Manager- Api Production For Srp With Leading Pharma @ Aubad
Permanent · Aurangabad
PNB HOUSING
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Thane
PNB HOUSING
Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Pune
JM FINANCIAL HOME LOANS LTD
Area Sales Manager - Home Loans
Permanent · Chennai
DANIEL WELLINGTON
IT Support Specialist
Permanent · MUMBAI
DBS BANK
Hiring For Area Sales Manager - Gold Loan
Permanent · Karaikal
DBS BANK
Hiring For Area Sales Manager - Gold Loan
Permanent · Thiruvarur
DBS BANK
Hiring For Area Sales Manager - Gold Loan
Permanent · Tirunelveli
AVANTOR
Area Sales Manager- Lab Consumables
Permanent · Pune
ADIDAS
Manager Brand Activation Originals
Permanent · GURUGRAM
ZACH LIFESTYLE PVT. LTD.
Manager - Content & Social Media
Permanent · MUMBAI
NEW ALFA INTERNATIONAL
Foundry Production Manager
Permanent · Dubai
MEDCIS PATHLABS
Medcis Pathlabs is Hiring For Pathology Area Sales Manager
Permanent · Visakhapatnam
PERFECT PUBLISHING SOLUTIONS
Area Sale Manager-b.Tech Fresher-German Mnc -Immediate Joining
Permanent · Bhubaneswar
Published
Oct 4, 2021
Reading time
2 minutes
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

Valentino: Rendezvous with regeneration

Published
Oct 4, 2021

In recent years, Valentino has staged its collections in a Rothschild mansion or behind Napoleon’s Tomb, presenting to a restricted and pampered audience. This season the Roman house took its collection right out onto the streets of funky eastern Paris.


Valentino - Spring/Summer 2022 - Womenswear - Paris - © PixelFormula


In a path-breaking move, Pierpaolo Piccioli sent his cast first past the great and the good of fashion inside the Carreau de Temple and then outside the 19th-century wrought iron market to parade past a new generation of fashion and art students. Perched on bistro tables, they cheered on an impressive display by the Valentino brand. 
 
Which itself included a whole new collection called Valentino Archive, once again an iconoclastic concept, since it was based on sourcing iconic looks out of founder Valentino Garavani’s early designs and regenerating them for the 21st century.

Longtime fans of the house will recognize many of them – the white dress worn by Marisa Berenson, animal print coats, glam floral dresses memorably photographed by Chris von Wangenheim. Often the new line consisted of couture ideas revived in acrylic hues, in techy fabrics like washed taffeta, polyfaille or nylon. Or stenciled-out nylon floral shirts, which Piccioli called The New Lace
 
All anchored by new military bovver boots or kicky centurion rock-stud sandals. While for guys, there were great double-breasted aubergine suits and techy faille shirts, worn with pearl necklaces and a man bag in green. Plus, some great new denim looks, including wide-legged silhouettes culled from the debut of Valentino Jeans back in 1985.
 
All taking Valentino out of a Roman palazzo and into the midst of the greater public. Very literally, as besides the creative colleges kids, several thousand young fashion fans outside defied the steady rain to cheer on each look as it rounded the market.
 
"It’s a celebration of the power of the image of Valentino. No boundaries but freedom of expression in salon and in the street. Rebooting the brand to give new meaning to recognized codes," explained Piccioli in a morning preview inside the Paris headquarters of Valentino, a corner view over the world’s jewelry mecca, Place Vendôme. And a far cry from the funky fourth arrondissement where this "Valentino Rendez-Vous" show was held.


Valentino - Spring/Summer 2022 - Womenswear - Paris - © PixelFormula


The show also marked the first in Paris since the appointment of new CEO Jacopo Venturini, known as a merchandising wiz. And it comes after multiple reports from department store buyers that Valentino business has been slipping for several seasons.
 
Another reason that throwing open the doors to the outside world seems like such a smart idea.

A new CEO, and a new broom. A new show concept and a new fashion line. A new energy and Valentino looks like it's finally heading very much in the right direction.

Copyright © 2023 FashionNetwork.com All rights reserved.