The final show of Paris couture week was of course Valentino. It had it all – from feathers to real flower crowns, from black to golden glazed dresses. From hands of Pierpaolo Piccioli, glamorous looks glided as a Greek Gods. “With ready-to-wear, your vision of beauty relates to the times you are living in,” said Piccioli. “Couture involves a deeper and more intimate perspective, to go further into your own vision of beauty.” The season was a mashup of 17th and 18th century paintings, Greek mythology, photographs of Deborah Turbeville, medieval armour (what we can clearly see at the golden dresses) and Ziggy Stardust. As the combination may sound bizarre, the collection looks rather magnificent.
You can’t really get past the huge hair – it compliments and in the same time disappears next to the huge dresses. Are capes the new hot thing? We would wear it! Would you?