Such Valentino Show As Dreams Are Made On

I have always thought that beauty is eternal and fashion transient. But the Valentino show stood out in Paris couture week for its light-handed grace, wistful elegance, purity and poetry. Pleats cascading across the body suggested an ancient column shivering to life. And designer Pierpaolo Piccioli said that in a turning world, with no time to dream, he wanted to give a sense of eternity. His mission was written in a statement he hung above the models’ entrance, laid out like

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