RUNWAY: Giambattista Valli Couture Fall 2014

Would usually consider it to be extra glamorous when poolside lounging with a white summer dress, heels and large black sunglasses, but the Giambattista Valli woman has much more to offer!

The couture collection adopted a certain eccentric holiday-in-the-sun attitude, taking us all back to a dimension in which old Hollywood celebrities glamour up, instead of lather up, in candy-colored ball gowns adorned with feathers and ruffles at beach clubs.

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Having mentioned that his mood board consisted of a photo of Diana Vreeland in the forties, a more notably direct influence can be seen in the vibrant embroidery blossoms, taken from the oil paintings of Spanish artist Joaquín Sorolla.

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The secret of my girls is that they’re always eccentric. They don’t play it. They are.” – Giambattista Valli

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Quote source: Style.com

Eternally,
Rosie