Red as a sign of classical elegance, made of refined and precious fashion details.
Founded in 1960 by Valentino Garavani, this maison offers a vast range of luxury products that go from haute couture collections to ready-to-wear lines, as well as precious accessories such as handbags, shoes, belts, eyewear and perfume. Over the years it has developed its business in more than 70 countries, with over 1,250 points-of-sale, 66 of which managed directly. Valentino S.p.a. is now a part of the Valentino Fashion Group, owned by the Permira trust, which belongs to the Marzotto Family and their partners. Since 2008 Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, who worked closely with Valentino Garavani for a whole decade, contributing to the success of his accessories project, are currently the creative directors of the historical brand, assisted by a talented inside team of designers. They debuted with their first Collezione Haute Couture in January 2009 in Paris. Valentino Prêt-à-Porter presents sophisticated and exclusive lines for both men and women. Valentino Garavani signs lines of accessories, RED Valentino offers original creations made from lightweight fabric, using special techniques and details.