Paris Couture Week: "The kind of dresses you dream about" at Valentino


Paris Couture Week: "The kind of dresses you dream about" at Valentino

“The kind of dresses you dream about”: Valentino unveils new couture collection

8:26 PM on 6th July 2011

Simply beautiful: Valentino Simply beautiful: Valentino Simply beautiful: Valentino

Simply beautiful: Valentino”s gowns were embellished with velvety appliqued flowers, feathers and metallic prints

Dreamy: The collection was inspired by faded grandeur and was showcased in Paris Dreamy: The collection was inspired by faded grandeur and was showcased in Paris Dreamy: The collection was inspired by faded grandeur and was showcased in Paris

Dreamy: The collection was inspired by faded grandeur and was showcased in Paris” opulent 18th century Hotel Salomon de Rothschild

Rare splashes of colour: Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli occasionally strayed from their nude colour scheme Rare splashes of colour: Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli occasionally strayed from their nude colour scheme Rare splashes of colour: Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli occasionally strayed from their nude colour scheme

Rare splashes of colour: Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli occasionally strayed from their nude colour scheme

In safe hands: Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picciolo explained their Valentino collection was inspired by the Russian aristocratic migrs who came to Paris after the Revolution In safe hands: Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picciolo explained their Valentino collection was inspired by the Russian aristocratic migrs who came to Paris after the Revolution

In safe hands: Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Picciolo explained their Valentino collection was inspired by the Russian aristocratic migrs who came to Paris after the Revolution

Front row: Anne Hathaway, Carine Roitfeld and Amanda Peet all attended the breath-taking Valentino show Front row: Anne Hathaway, Carine Roitfeld and Amanda Peet all attended the breath-taking Valentino show Front row: Anne Hathaway, Carine Roitfeld and Amanda Peet all attended the breath-taking Valentino show

Front row: Anne Hathaway, Carine Roitfeld and Amanda Peet all attended the breath-taking Valentino show