A Rough Statement – Valentino taps an unlikely star for its fall 2013 accessories campaign–American photographer Terry Richardson. The image maker captures the new advertisements, and shows off his tattooed forearms in the glossy images highlighting the fashion house’s studded heels and handbags in Rockstud Rouge. (WWD)
The Shine of Miranda – Miranda Kerr stepped out with her husband Orlando Bloom to the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party held on February 24th, 2013. The model wore a dress from the fall 2012 Haute Couture collection of Valentino.
Rosie in Ruffles – Rosie Huntington-Whiteley stepped out to the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party on February 24th, 2013. The model turned actress looked striking in a pink, ruffle embellished gown from Valenitno Haute Couture’s fall 2012 collection.
In the Nude – Actress Jennifer Lawrence stepped out yesterday evening to attend The Hollywood Reporter Nominees’ Night, looking striking in a nude dress from Valentino’s spring 2013 collection.
Awards Style – Anne Hathaway looked fetching in a dress from Valentino’s fall 2012 haute couture collection on February 2nd. The “Les Misérables” actress attended the 65th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards held in Los Angeles, California.
Star Quality – Gracing yet another edition of Vogue, leading model Constance Jablonski stars on the February cover of Vogue Germany wearing a resort look from Valentino. Captured by Alexi Lubomirski with styling by Christiane Arp, the French stunner evokes old cinema style for the new issue which hits stores on January 16th.
Glacial Glamour – Valentino gets dreamy with a sense of melancholy for its spring 2013 campaign, photographed by Sarah Moon in a Parisian studio. Models Codie Young, Maud Welzen, Magdalena Jasek, Esther Heesch and Tilda Lindstam star in the somber images which are juxtaposed with the season’s new accessories.
Floral Scent – Freja Beha Erichsen fronts yet another fragrance campaign for Valentino’s “Valentina” line. This time, the Danish beauty stars as the face of the “Valentina Acqua Floreale” fragrance. The new scent is inspired by nature, free-spiritedness and summer gardens. The fragrance is set to launch in January 2013. (Fragrantica)
Clear Spring – Valentino enlists photographer Sarah Moon to shoot its spring 2013 advertising campaign. Model Tilda Lindstam wears the season’s pale, ivory shades with a clear, plastic and crystal adorned jacket in the studio images. Models Codie Young, Magdalena Jasek, Mackenzie Drazan, Maud Welzen and Esther Heesch (all not pictured) will also appear in the campaign which hits magazines in Janaury. (WWD)
Master of Couture – The Somerset House highlights the haute couture designs of iconic fashion designer Valentino Garavani, in an unprecedented London exhibition running now through March 3, 2013. This new short film shows Garavani discussing the exhibition, the craft of haute couture, and behind-the-scenes stories of some his famous designs. “To me it was very important to give the essence of femininity, the essence of glamour, and essence of haute couture, the perfection and the dress. It’s like a sculpture that is done in the body of the lady,” he says of his designs. There is also a digital edition of the exhibition available at Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum.