17 May Must have – VALENTINO -Taschen books
Valentino Garavani is on of the greatest name in Italian couture.
Last half a century Valentino dominated Italian haute couture, dressing the most glamorous and famous women. In 1959 after opening his studio in Rome Elizabeth Taylor, Jackie Kennedy, and Audrey Hepburn were among his devotees. Valentino has always designed magnificent gowns, never wavering from his signature style despite fads like grunge, deconstruction, and minimalism.
This book traces Valentino’s illustrious career through copious images from his archives, including drawings, magazine editorial shoots, advertisements, portraits, and documentary photographs. Combined, they provide an in-depth look at the man, his lifestyle, and his genius.