VALENTINO EXHIBITION SHOWING AT SOMERSET HOUSE STARTS TOMORROW 29th OF NOVEMBER 2012. SNEAK PREVIEW OF SOME EXHIBITION PIECES
Fashion lover worldwide eagerly awaits, for the much anticipated launch of the Valentino exhibition at Somerset House starting from tomorrow 29th of November 2012. The retrospective homage to the Italian designer will focus on his couture creations - from famous red carpet dresses to examining the design process inside his atelier. .
Valentino Garavani and Natalia Vodianova, 2012 © Cathleen Naundorf.
Valentino personal archive picture, taken at Diana Vreeland's home.
The exhibition - which will run for three months - has been created exclusively for Somerset House by international design team Kinmonth Monfreda, and curated by Alistair O'Neill. It will be divided into three sections; History of Valentino, The Catwalk and The Atelier.
Valentino: Master of Couture will run from November 29, 2012 until March 3, 2013; from 10pm - 6pm daily - with late night access until 9pm on Thursdays,somersethouse.org.uk
Autumn/winter 2002/03 haute couture romantic red taffeta evening gown © Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum. The dress was worn by Anne Hathaway to the 2011 Academy Awards
Spring/summer 2005 haute couture Boldini-style chiffon white evening dress © Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum.
Autumn/winter 2002/03 haute couture floral print taffeta evening outfit © Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum.