Among the leading houses with products geared at the streetwear-hungry Millennial and Gen Z crowd, is Valentino. Since the introduction of its VLTN logo last year- a play on an archival font, the brand has been pushing into casualwear in a way that suggests the
Pierpaolo Piccioli, for Valentino’s Cruise Collection merges the past and the reassurance of knowledge, that concentrated only his native Rome, circa the 70s. Rome as the symbol of free thoughts, made up of unfettered associations and layers: of cultures, of worlds and of aesthetics.
Pierpaolo Piccioli's AW17/18 collection at Maison Valentino, was inspired by ecclesiastical garments and the religious portraits of 17th-century painter Francisco de Zurbarán, but also by the prettiest of pagan deities, Venus. Resulting in a collection that was somewhat delicate and refined, filled with emotions.