The name Valentino has been synonymous with high fashion for almost fifty years. This landmark book celebrates forty-five years of Valentino課ェs remarkable career. Highlighting the most important and iconic creations of his half-century in fashion through recurring themes in Valentino課ェs work課モvariations on the ideas of volume, line, and texture as well as motifs such as geometry, pleats, and flowers課モthrough new photography, sketches, fabric samples, and commentary on the dresses by Valentino himself.
This hardcover book measures 13 inches by 16 inches. Published September 9, 2008.
Origin: United States
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