There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are looks that really stick with you, the ones you desperately try to recreate at home. inThe best clothes in the history of fashion,’ the Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorites.
Through all the chapters of Valentino’s history, one thing has remained constant: the Italian fashion house has created a stunning gown.
It’s no wonder so many celebrities call on the brand for big moments — red carpet premieres, award shows, magazine covers. Valentino creates clothes that inspire, inspire the imagination and, perhaps most importantly, stay with you. That’s true in every era, from the time of founding designer Valentino Garavani, the Pierpaolo Piccioli/Maria Grazia Chiuri era, or Piccioli’s much-lauded solo work. And as a heritage-based house, you’ll recognize the past in its latest collections.
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In the year Look at this dress Keira Knightley, who returned to the Orange British Film Awards in 2008 – it is the last haute couture collection from Garavani for the brand he built, but the airy layers, uniform decorations, the contrast between the strapless bud and petals – all the layers on the dress are repeated. They are elements that have been extracted, interpreted and pushed further by the designers who succeeded the founder. Plus, it feels contemporary: This look could walk the red carpet in 2022, and automatically rank among the evening’s fan favorites.
Shop the stylish dresses in the gallery below.
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