The Art of Dress: Valentino’s stunning collaboration with Canadian artist Christi Belcourt for Resort 2016

Since 1993, Canadian artist Christi Belcourt has been creating visually arresting paintings representative of the floral beadwork of the Métis and First Nation women of Canada. Belcourt herself is of Métis heritage. The intricate beaded works of her people are feats of exquisite artistry, representing the highest levels of craftsmanship. It is an art form … Continue reading The Art of Dress: Valentino’s stunning collaboration with Canadian artist Christi Belcourt for Resort 2016

Re-Visiting the Art of Valentino’s Spring 2015 Couture Collection

Glittery cloud dress aside, there is nothing particularly 2015 about Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s designs for Valentino Spring 2015 Couture…but that is the point. With so many labels charging forward into the realm of technology and pop culture, Valentino provides a surprisingly refreshing reminder of the romantic, evocative qualities of a stunningly beautiful gown, … Continue reading Re-Visiting the Art of Valentino’s Spring 2015 Couture Collection