A major player on the fashion scene, Valentino offers a wide range of luxury products for the contemporary woman and the man. From Haute Couture and Pret-a-Porter to an extensive accessories collection including bags, shoes, small leather goods, belts, eyewear, silks and perfumes, the brand is now available in over 70 countries worldwide.
Founded in 1960 by Valentino Garavani, the house is since 2008 under the creative guide of Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli. Valentino is today one of the most renowned fashion brands worldwide. Valentino S.p.a. is part of the Valentino Fashion Group – one of the world’s most storied fashion and luxury groups, also managing the license for M Missoni brand. The group is now owned by Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C., an investment group from Qatar.
Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli previously worked in close contact with Valentino Garavani for a over a decade, contributing to the international success of the accessories project. The design duo debuted in 2009 with their first Haute Couture collection. Over the years, they have been credited with rejuvenating the brand via highly-successful collections that stayed true to Valentino's legacy while moving the design aesthetic forward. While consolidating the brand's success, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli continue to express their vision of elegance as a way of being, an element of uniqueness and distinction.