Valentino Talks Fashion as Exhibit Hits London
Valentino Garavani may have turned 80 earlier this year, but the milestone hasn’t made a stitch of difference to the designer.
Years after his contemporaries have retired their boots and poles, he’s still skiing — at “my little chalet in Gstaad” — and said he’s barely stopped for breath since he sent out his final couture show in January 2008.
 Retirement is a relative term for Valentino and his equally spry business partner and friend Giancarlo Giammetti, who has given over the sitting room of his grand offices on Cadogan Square for an interview. The two, who met in 1960 at Rome’s Café de Paris on Via  Vittorio Veneto, and founded the business shortly after, were famously the first designers to live as large as their clients — and they’re still at it.  For More

Valentino Talks Fashion as Exhibit Hits London

Valentino Garavani may have turned 80 earlier this year, but the milestone hasn’t made a stitch of difference to the designer.

Years after his contemporaries have retired their boots and poles, he’s still skiing — at “my little chalet in Gstaad” — and said he’s barely stopped for breath since he sent out his final couture show in January 2008.

 Retirement is a relative term for Valentino and his equally spry business partner and friend Giancarlo Giammetti, who has given over the sitting room of his grand offices on Cadogan Square for an interview. The two, who met in 1960 at Rome’s Café de Paris on Via  Vittorio Veneto, and founded the business shortly after, were famously the first designers to live as large as their clients — and they’re still at it.  For More

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