Credit crisis be damned! Valentino’s accessories designers Maria Grazia
Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli are pushing the luxe factor to epic levels.
Shopping Couture is their
latest project that revolves around the tote in
ten varieties, each one more luxurious than the next.
is execution, care of details, absolute quality but also an expression
of one’s values and identity,” said Grazia Chiuri to WWD. “Never as today did
we feel the urge to rediscover tradition, which is the starting point
of this collection.”
range spans from less-elaborate versions, such as a hand-pleated
leather tote with studs and grommets in aqua or one with numerous
circular layers assembled to form a rose, to flashier styles like the
tote entirely covered with peacock feathers or one with cabochon-cut
colored stones, silver detailing, rhinestones and embroideries.
Retail prices range from $2,995 to $5,895 and the collection will be
available in Valentino’s 118 stores starting in November. Merry Christmas!
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