Valentino (fashion designer) Autograph

SKU: 8009963

Sale priceQAR 1.144,24


Signed photograph, shows fashion designer Valentino in a chest-up portrait, 3,5 x 5 inch, signed in golden felt tip "Valentino", a few letters of the signature are slightly faded - in fine to very fine condition.

Further Information on the person

(1932-) Italian fashion designer and founder of the Valentino SpA brand and company

Year of Birth: 1932

Biography (AI generated)

Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani, known simply as Valentino, is a renowned Italian fashion designer. He was born on May 11, 1932, in Voghera, a small town in Northern Italy. Valentino developed a passion for fashion at an early age and moved to Paris in 1949 to pursue his dreams.

In Paris, Valentino studied at the École des Beaux-Arts and the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne. He gained invaluable experience working for several fashion houses, including Jean Desses and Guy Laroche. In 1959, Valentino returned to Italy and established his own fashion house in Rome.

Valentino's innovative designs quickly gained attention, and he became known for his signature red dresses and sophisticated evening gowns. His couture collections featured luxurious fabrics, intricate detailing, and impeccable craftsmanship. Celebrities and socialites flocked to wear Valentino's creations, solidifying his reputation as a go-to designer for glamorous attire.

Over the years, Valentino expanded his brand to include ready-to-wear clothing, accessories, and fragrances. He continued to create stunning designs while maintaining a distinctive aesthetic characterized by elegance, femininity, and timeless beauty. Valentino's brand became synonymous with high-end luxury and epitomized Italian glamour.

Valentino's career spans over six decades, during which he dressed numerous influential women, including Jacqueline Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor, and Audrey Hepburn. In 2008, after an illustrious career, Valentino announced his retirement from the fashion industry. However, his vision lives on as the Valentino brand continues to thrive under new creative directors.

Valentino's contributions to fashion have earned him numerous accolades, including the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America. His impact on the fashion industry is undeniable, and his designs continue to inspire and captivate fashion enthusiasts around the world.

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