Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Happy Birthday Mr. Valentino

Yesterday was Mr. Valentino's birthday and of all the wonderful cities in the world he could have chose to spend it, he picked New York. I bet that was an amazing event! In honor of his special day, I'm posting some of my favorite images of the designer and his fashions. At 78, he looks just as chic and elegant as he did when he was just starting out. Makes me also wish I had a red dress I could wear today! Happy birthday Mr. Valentino!


pretty pink tulips said...

I loved watching the movie about his last collection - always perfection. Happy Birthday Mr. Valentino!

Karena said...

Timeless classic and so elegant. I have one Valentino dress which I will keep forever!


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jones said...

I am looking at the decorative design elements in the first photos (from the sixties/seventies?)--so perfectly current for today (and always)--bronze Japanese crane, 18th c. chinese porcelain lamp, large coffee table and other asian inspired elements. Perfect even before you add the fashions. Thanks for the time-line. Mary

a lovely being said...

oh, these are gorgeous! I've always admired Valentino, but after watching his documentary I have a newfound appreciation and respect for the designer. He is truly one-of-a-kind :)
XX fallon

La Maison Fou said...

Loved the documentary & what a wonderful well wishes for the designer!
Happy Birthday & Many More!


Jeanne-Aelia Desparmet-Hart said...

I love the caftan on Pilar Crespy!
great post!

Richie Designs said...

I love his work. I would wear it in a heartbeat [If I could afford]

no wonder he's so stubborn he's a Taurus like me;)

{this is glamorous} said...

adore that you did a post to commemorate valentino's birthday! the photos, of course, are stunning, especially the last

one more that belongs to the fourth and fifth that you will love:


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