Our favorite looks from Valentino Fall/Winter 2012-2013 couture collection. This collection of contrasts features deep, inky blues and barely-there nudes, regal capes and delicate floral prints, heavy brocades and light-as-air silks, with designs taking up to 1200 hours of craftmanship. Above, Chardons de Saturne cape and dress in brocade and dust silk chiffon. Below, Arbre de Vie nude cape and dress with Tree of Life print in cashmere and organza.
Jardin de Minuit dress in lace lined with “crépuscole” silk chiffon.
L’Apparition red high neck gown with matching pleated cape in silk chiffon and Chine crêpe.
More gorgeous Valentino gowns on the next page.