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Valentino saves his signature red until the very last moment

Posted in art, beauty, Elegant Style, Parties & Events, Valentino with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on January 31, 2008 by keronii


Italy’s veteran designer Valentino, among Top ten Designers of 21th century, kept his devoted fans waiting until the very end of his last haute couture show for a glimpse of his signature red.

Then just when it appeared to be all over, images of a row of models in Valentino red were projected onto the back walls for the entire length of the runway – and all the show’s 30 models came out wearing identical red gowns.

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Top Ten Fashion Designers

Posted in Armani, beauty, Top Lists, Valentino with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on January 28, 2008 by keronii

“I don’t design clothes. I design dreams.” Ralph Lauren

In a society where we are bombarded with fashion, how on earth do we decide who the top ten designers are? Well, after quite a lot of pondering, I came up with some names that I thought were a well-rounded group of creative minds. While I could just throw them all at you from one to ten, I figured (for those of you who don’t know all of them) I’d give you a little background on them. So bare in mind that this is not a 1-10, best to um…less? These are the best from all over the board. So here goes.

1. VALENTINO GARAVANI. Hailing from Voghera Italy, this man knows how to make a woman look like a goddess. Though his shows speak for themself, the one place you are sure to find a Valentino dress is on the red carpet. Having dressed many of the world’s most famous leading ladies (such as Julia Roberts and Elizabeth Taylor), he has proven his talent and risen to the top as (in my opinion) The King of Elegance.

2. TOM FORD is not only extremely talented, but he’s hot too. Born in Texas, Tom originally trained to be an actor! Can you believe that? Thank goodness we pulled him over to the good side (kidding). But really, this man is not only the Creative Director for Gucci, he’s also the Creative Director fro Yves Saint Laurent. Ford stole the show at the first ever VH1 Fashion Awards and won the Best International Designer Award in 2000.

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