Paris Fashion Week, Fall 2007: Giambattista Valli


Giambattista Valli is one Italian designer who delivered a sharp, romantic Fall 2007 collection. Sharp romance? Check it out...

While black tends to get monotonous on the runways for me, Valli's black was different. Using rich fabrics and smart contouring, this black made me wish I was an agent of chic espionage. The rest of the collection was just as wonderful with a solid color palette of grey, red, yellow and cream, and abstract prints thrown in for good measure. Super smart ruffling and bows personified the sharp romance I'm speaking of; these aren't your pretty proper ruffles and bows, these are modern, strong feminine touches. Experimental proportions occurred, but it felt right here with the bold colors and luxurious materials. The hot platforms and colored jewel adornments added glorious theatrics. Bravo!

To see the rest of my Paris Fashion Week Fall 2007 coverage click here.

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