Maria Grazia Chiuri leaves Valentino after the last Haute Couture show in Paris.
Maria Grazia Chiuri leaves her role as Co-Creative Director after 17 years with the brand and 8 in her role as Co-Creative Director. Valentino nominates Pierpaolo Piccioli sole Creative Director of the Maison. "Valentino and the people with whom I work with are a great part of my life. My decision of bringing forward the creative guide of this Maison is driven by the strong passion that triggers my work and by the desire of continuing to express here my stylistic vision."
With these words Pierpaolo Piccioli, Creative Director of Valentino, commented on Valentino official Instagram Maria Grazia Chiuri departure. The design duo just presented their romantic final collection together for Valentino: the Haute Couture Fall 2016 inspired by Elizabethan themes with high collars, capes, and brocades abound.
Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri after Valentino FW 16 Couture Show
Souce: W Magazine