We all need a bit of beauty in our lives, especially now, and storied fashion house Valentino delivered breathtaking wonder via its Fall/Winter 2021 Haute Couture show, “Of Grace and Light,” which debuted on Tuesday, July 21, in Rome.
The show, which featured models floating in the air wearing 15 exaggerated, oversized silhouettes of cascading ruffles, feathers, and more, was all about the beginning of something new, a rebirth in dark times. “Across history, moments of reset, or restart, invariably put human values at the center. Humanism is the seed of rebirth,” the brand said in a statement.
The entire collection is white, a symbolic choice meant to represent the aforementioned new beginning. “White, the sum of all colors, captures the blank slate of this new beginning, the sense of infinite possibilities. White as a sheet of paper waiting for it to be filled with lines and ideas….