Valentino RTW Spring 2017 Paris Fashion Week on Bessed
We will say it now: There was an anxiousness hanging over what would occur to the home of Valentino after Maria Grazia Chiuri departed for Christian Dior, thus ending her lengthy and amazingly profitable design partnership with Pierpaolo Piccioli. Nobody might ensure who did what, and whether or not the fairy story would evaporate with the parting of the methods. Properly, as of this sunny Parisian afternoon, that fear has ended. A brand new chapter written solely by Piccioli opened, and it learn simply fantastically.
Piccioli is an avid researcher, a fan of the Renaissance, an knowledgeable in all types of couture methods, and much more importantly, is curious and open to the world past the Valentino headquarters in Rome. Step one he took was to liberate the ready-to-wear present from the darkness and anonymity of a tent within the Tuileries, and let the sunshine stream in on the ladies who walked across the Hôtel Salomon de Rothschild—already a change for the higher. They have been carrying a group he’d primarily based on lots of medieval artwork, however significantly at Hieronymus Bosch’s triptych, The Backyard of Earthly Delights—not that the garments learn as historicist in any respect. “I wish to know my historical past, after which neglect it,” Piccioli stated at a preview.