Giambattista Valli goes Artichoke

The Italian designer Giambattista Valli decided to dedicate his A/W 2012 Haute-couture Collection to Mother Nature.  Overlay, rouches and feathers are the main elements that recall petals, grass and flowers! All this green shades and volumes reminded me of my favorite vegetable: ARTICHOKES! I can eat them in every way: raw, fried, boiled, sautéed… But, the first…

Valentino, red as a pepper

As his master Jacques Fath, Valentino Garavani‘s signature element is the color red.  The duo Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri never forgets to insert it in the collection. For the haute-couture F/W collection 2016, that celebrated the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the silhouettes recalled the Elizabeth atmosphere, with puffed sleeves, white ruffs…