The fashion house is celebrating the opening of the new flagship store in the Big Apple with an exclusive collection
Tonight, the former Whitney Musuem of Art in New York, has staged a parade of high fashion exclusive signed by “Valentino”. It is a collection created by creative directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli, dedicated to ‘opening of the new flagship store of the largest “city that never stops.”
The store, located at 693 Fifth Avenue, was designed by architect David Chipperfield has completely changed the facade of the building originally designed by Philip Johnson and John Burgee. Consisting of eight floors, turned into three levels, is distributed over an area of 1850 square meters, where they are exposed all the collections of the fashion house, except the line haute couture that continues to be sold exclusively in the salon of high fashion in Paris and Rome.Fashion
The celebration of this new boutique has been the subject of two days of events, as the tradition of the house. First of all, is launching a capsule collection of dresses, bags, shoes, scarves, sunglasses, backpacks and white sneakers, with the insertion of a little heart “red valentine” symbolizing the infinite love of the fashion house for the Big Apple . Second, but not least, is the collaboration with Fornasetti for five special items and a set-up that combine illustrations of the painter of the 20th century with the model “camo” Valentino.Fashion
Last, but perhaps most important of all, was the exclusive fashion show, which aired last night, who presented 47 total white look of elegance and simplicity sublime. The refinement and attention to detail of the fashion house Valentino embody the strong craft tradition of the company founder, Valentino Garavani.
On the catwalk, no trace of red patented by (0% cyan, 100% magenta, 100% yellow and 10% black). In fact, the whole collection is a tribute to the famous ” white collection “of 1968, from which the first lady, Jackie Kennedy, chose her wedding dress for the second marriage to Aristotle Onassis. Parade tulle blouses with high collars, coats “jackie” of all kinds, organza dresses with pleats and drapes, embroidered with flowers micro leather, cashmere garments printed and more.