“Lightness suggests movement and a touching imperfection pervades all in a harmony of delicate colors.”
Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s Spring 2016 Couture collection for Valentino was a mix between Eastern Byzantine and western classic styles, creating a “sensational modernity”, paired with models who floated about barefoot “to add freedom to the form”. There were powder rose tulle dresses and arabesques applications in antiquated velvet, sheer Grecian bodices and layers of tulle . . .