“Valentino: Master of Couture” – A New Exhibition
After starring in an eye-opening and utterly infectious study on film of his life and work followed by a series of smartly curated museum exhibitions comes the latest celebration of Valentino at the Somerset House
From hand painted haute couture dresses created late in his career to Julia Robert’s graphic vintage Valentino dress she infamously wore to the Oscar’s, expect to see a bevy of the dressmakers finest creations on hand for a truly inspirational experience.
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Along with other handmade creations worn by illustrious patrons including Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Grace Kelly, Sophia Loren and Gwyneth Paltrow, 130 dresses make for a bulk of the curated lot spanning the designer’s 50 year-long career.
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And with our renewed interest in all things Valentino, from the designers at the storied labels helm right now to the Valentino’s own hand at creating ultra-glamorous dresses rife with exquisite beauty and craftsmanship, this will be one show we won’t want to miss.
Valentino: Master of Couture An Exhibition at Somerset House, November 2012 to 3 March 2013
A Preview of the dresses that will be on hand:
Published on August 06, 2012
Naveed Hussain, stylist and fashion editor, has a BA in art history and extensive knowledge in the history of fashion and social media outreach. Naveed also covers fashion, music and art and was assistant to the owner & editor at VagabondNyc, where he also contributed to FocusOnStyle. Naveed has unlimited access to current and future fashion news & trends. He has worked as a buyer and has styled for The Dallas Morning News, The Chicago Tribune, and The New York Times.