As beautiful and luxurious as one of his gowns, this is the ultimate homage to Valentino, gathering hundreds of images from his archives, including drawings, portraits, and magazine shoots, alongside a vast array of editorial features, and texts from Suzy Menkes and Matt Tyrnauer. Signed by the designer, the book is presented in a clamshell box, silk-clad in bespoke Valentino red.
This luxurious Collector’s Edition pays homage to Valentino’s illustrious career via a copious selection of images from his archives, including drawings, magazine shoots, advertisements, portraits of Valentino, and documentary photographs. Presented chronologically, the visual material is accompanied by a vast array of newspaper and magazine articles about Valentino throughout the years as well as Vanity Fair writer Matt Tyrnauer’s interviews with 20 of Valentino’s closest collaborators and friends and a tribute from fashion writer Suzy Menkes.
Limited Collector’s Edition of 2,000 copies, each numbered and signed by Valentino Garavani, with clamshell box finished in silk cloth, specially tinted in Valentino red.