Giambattista Valli - Collection Spring/Summer 2017 in Paris (with interview)

Designer : Giambattista ValliMood : The ‘Grand Palais’. The Italian designer’s rendezvous that no one wants to miss, especially his friends (Bianca Brandolini d’Adda, Eugenie Niarchos, Alexias Alexia Niedzielski, Giovanna Battaglia…) who were sitting on the front rowThe designer was inspired by the books of Simone de Beauvoir, talking about introspection of life and work, freedom and craftsmanshipSilhouette : sleek, elongated, chic, romantic with his floral dresses, very summery; around green and pink on a white and black fabric. Focus on : the first outfits with gathered and puffed sleeves, worn with black trousers, lingerie vibe through very short tops, bras and revealing dresses, the long gowns with prints, embroidery, ruffles all meticulously worked, keeping Valli’s couture and handmade spirit.To note : the new volumes of sleeves, Gigi Hadid closes the show with her transparent and embroidered black dress.Interview with Giambasti Valli : I was reading this summer two books of Simone de Beauvoir, it’s not about her but it’s about the state of mind of the two books, ‘memoires d'une jeune fille rangee’ and ‘le force de l’age’ and they are two books were she goes into introspection with herself, she talks to herself in a very true wayI love this mental position and I started to say to myself in a moment that there is such a move in the fashion world and the fashion house and everything, I just want to go in retrospection of the Valli woman and I want to listen to herI can call this a moment of introspection, I went through the intimate side of her, did you see all the lingerie coming out , something very new of mine, the skin coming out with the slit so there was this kind of fluidity, sensuality, this kind of intimacy that I had with her, I went really close to her. Music from the show (only to be used in the context of the show, protected by the right to information.)

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