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Valentino Couture F/W 2013, A Royal Wunderkammer

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Tomorrow it’s Christmas Eve and I was thinking about what I could write in order to be as great as this magical moment. Valentino has always provided an enchanting palette of artistic expression and visual delight, so when you take that and add a magnificent couture theme, the outcome is nothing but spectacular. After resembling the beautiful Dutch paintings for the fall 2013 collection, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have turned their attention towards a seventeenth and eighteenth-century tradition, the cabinet of curiosities. (more…)