Valentino: Objects of Couture

Author(s): Maria Grazia Chiuri


With specially commissioned photography, this unprecedented volume celebrates a legacy of accessories design by the legendary couture house of Valentino.

Valentino: Objects of Couture showcases commissioned images and artworks by various well-known artists—David Bailey, Luisa Lambri,  Nobuyoshi Araki, Duane Michals, Scheltens & Abbenes, Philip Lorca di Corcia and Douglas Gordon—of over 300 of the house of Valentino’s most well-known accessory designs. Art directed by REM-Ruini e Mariotti and along with an insightful essay by the art curator Francesco Bonami, this work presents a rich volume in celebration of Valentino’s exquisitely designed collections.
This book is perfect for devotees of fashion, style, photography, and glamour, and also anyone who understands that a Valentino handbag or heels, even when paired with jeans, is statement-worthy.

$30.00(NZD) RRP $140.00(NZD)

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Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have been the acclaimed creative directors of Valentino since 2008. Francesco Bonami is a renowned art critic, curator, and editor.

General Fields

  • : 9780847840847
  • : Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
  • : Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
  • : August 2013
  • : 310mm X 275mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Maria Grazia Chiuri
  • : English
  • : 208
  • : 250 Colour and Black and White