Valentino’s Creative Director: “This Is The Inclusivity Of Haute Couture”

Valentino\'s spring 2019 haute couture show proved you don\'t have to dress like a meme to go viral. What Pyer Moss\' spring 2019 collection designer Kerby Jean-Raymond started by exploring what it means to be Black in America; Valentino\'s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli took it a step forward, reimagining high society if it embraced Black women. View this post on Instagram “I have asked the seamstresses of the Atelier to personally name each dress with a name of a flower or with the emotion brought by the flower itself. I was inspired by the Abécédaire de Flore”. @pppiccioli A post shared by Valentino (@maisonvalentino) on Jan 23, 2019 at 6:33pm PST “What if Cecil Beaton’s [1948] photograph of those Charles James dresses could be with Black women?” Piccioli told Vogue after his show backstage about what influenced his casting. On Tuesday, the designer shed more light on his monumental show in an emotional caption on Instagram. \"Couture is a dream. Altho