The collection was an ode to Flemish artists and artisans that visited everything from Rembrandt to Delftware, and even threw in some less-than-obvious references to Vermeer. But even shoppers who didn’t major in art history will find things to appreciate and love in this offering.
The clothes themselves toed the line between Valentino’s place in the fairy tale of fashion and the current vogue for rounded shoulders and generous outerwear. What Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have shown here is that they can work a theme without getting too thematic. And the results are simply stunning.
For Spring/Summer ‘13 we took our campaign shoot to South Africa and surrounded the cottons and linens with beautiful cars. This behind-the-scenes video shows just how our CEO Fokke de Jong and photographer Carli Hermes created our newest campaign.