Tagged: Pierpaolo Piccioli

Game of Thrones x


I think I have a genetic disorder that reacts to Valentino..every time I see the work of  Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri my heart starts pounding and I start reaching for my credit card..and mortgage statements..

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Their Valentino couture show was exquisite, drawing on references from across the board: Byzantine, monastical, peasant, ecclesiastical and more, then tying them all up together with a beautiful cohesive ribbon.

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This shirt for the summer with a pair of faded shorts..

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The achingly wonderful workmanship: It’s not avante garde, pushing the boundaries of wearability.  It’s time and craftsmanship with a quiet, deep down confidence.



(All pictures Style.com)

This Collection adds one more cog to their star-making machinery..

Laters, Kate x

Lust Lust Lust..


Maria Grazia Chuiri and Pierpaolo Piccioli are producing the type of Valentino Collections that bleeds my soul.

I tell myself – it’s only clothes…but my heart knows better.

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It’s as if they’ve stepped inside my head and cherry picked my favourite things: Blanket coats, proper boots, Doc shoes, loose but crisp, colours on the side of dusky..and handed them to me as a lighter than air, perfectly baked clafoutis.

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The proportions make me smile with pure pleasure.


At first glance I thought this was a play on the boyfriend blazer..it is, but better – it’s a cape.

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So clever.


How do they get it so right?


And then there is the Butterfly motif, Damien Hirst re-invented.

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How understated can this be? And still pack a punch..

I need to lie down.

Laters, Kate x