Wednesday, December 22, 2010

From The Archives: Valentino, Retrospective Past/Present/Future

Exhibit pictures from Rome, Australia and Singapore





Valentino evening ensemble. Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 2007-08, Model 170. Empire dress with draped bodice, sheath with ribbed darts and triangular train made of pink silk crepe; cape entirely composed of pink organdy petals; fabric: Ostinelli; embroidery: Pino Grasso. Collection: Les Arts D'coratifs, Paris. Photo: Jean Tholance

Valentino | Evening gown (detail) | Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2008, Model 184 | Strapless evening gown made of silk voile appliquéd with silk voile ruffles and corollas in graduated shades of pink; fabric: Clerici-Tessuto | Collection: Valentino Archives | Photograph: Jean Tholance 

Valentino | Evening gown | Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2003, Model 130 | Strapless evening gown with low-set draped pale crimson chiffon sleeves, a train with appliqué pleated crimson taffeta rosettes and red strass crystals in their centres, and pink and grey taffeta rosettes in its lining; fabric: Buche-Guillaud; embroidery: Marabitti | Collection: Valentino Archives | 







Valentino Evening ensemble Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1969, Model 252. Collection: Comtesse Inge Cacciagurra. Photo: Jean Tholance





A guest takes photographs of the display for exquisite haute couture pieces ranging from founder Valentino Garavani's early designs to present-day creations by current Valentino creative directors during a media preview of Valentino, Retrospective Past/Present/Future exhibition at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore on December 21, 2010. It is the first exhibition in ASIA to showcase the renowned Italian Maison Valentino's masterpieces





Valentino Evening ensemble Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 1990?91, Model 184. Collection: Valentino Archives Photo: Jean Tholance

Valentino Evening ensemble Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1998, Model 186. Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance

Valentino Evening gown Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1971, Model 238. Collection: Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance









Valentino Evening suit Haute Couture Spring/Summer 2008, Model 98. Collection: Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance








Guests take a look at a display of exquisite haute couture pieces ranging from founder Valentino Garavani's early designs to present-day creations by current Valentino creative directors during a media preview of Valentino, Retrospective Past/Present/Future exhibition at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore on December 21, 2010. It is the first exhibition in ASIA to showcase the renowned Italian Maison Valentino's masterpieces, worn by glamorous Hollywood and high society celebrities.



Valentino evening dress made of bronze and black organza with encrusted lacquered lace from the Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 2009-10 collection.

Valentino Evening dress Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 27. Collection: Valentino Archives.





The Valentino retrospective includes ready-to-wear gowns in the designer’s favorite color. From left: 2002 Collection; 2004; 2003; 2005 (center, top); 2002 (center, foreground); 2005; 2005; and 1987.



 A woman is silhouetted against mannequins modeling dresses by Valentino, during a preview of the 'Valentino, Retrospective: Past/Present/Future' exhibition which features the work of celebrated Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani at Resorts World Sentosa, one of Singapore's main tourist attractions on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010.







Valentino cocktail dresses. Left: Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1960, Model 66. Strapless cocktail dress of black faille with bouffant skirt and appliqued with white silk roses; fabric: Taroni. Right: Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1959, Model 79 'Fiesta'. Strapless cocktail dress of draped tulle, skirt decorated with matching button roses; fabric: Hurel . Both from the Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance

Valentino evening gown. Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 2004/05, Model 142. Strapless black shantung evening gown piped with black lace and black sequin embroidery, top embroidered with black beads and fringes, train and cascade lined in red satin; fabric: Bucol. Collection: Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance



Valentino Evening dress Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 33. Collection: Valentino Archives.

Valentino Evening dress Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 33. Collection: Valentino Archives.

Valentino Evening dress (detail) Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 33. Collection: Valentino Archives.

Valentino Evening coat Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 6. Collection: Valentino Archives.

Valentino Evening coat Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 6. Collection: Valentino Archives.

Valentino Evening coat Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 15. Collection: Valentino Archives.

Valentino Evening coat Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 15. Collection: Valentino Archives.



Valentino Evening gown Haute Couture Autumn Winter 2009-10, Look 36. Collection:Valentino Archives.

Valentino Evening gown (detail) Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1991, Model 242. Collection: Valentino Archives. Photograph: Jean Tholance

Valentino Evening gown Haute Couture Spring/Summer 1991, Model 242. Collection: Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance





Valentino Evening gown Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 1992-93, Model 218. Collection:Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance













Valentino Evening gown Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 1990-91, Model 238. Collection: Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance





Valentino Daytime ensemble Haute Couture Autumn/Winter 1990?91, Model 94. Valentino Archives. Photo: Jean Tholance







Exhibition visitors are silhouetted next to a dress made famous by American actress Julia Roberts during a preview of the 'Valentino, Retrospective: Past/Present/Future' exhibition which features the work of celebrated Italian fashion designer Valentino Garavani at Resorts World Sentosa, one of Singapore's main tourist attractions on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010.









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