Sunday, 2 December 2012

Looking Back: Valentino AW11 Couture

Hey! Another Valentino post, yay! And boy, do I have a couple more lined up for you. 
So what I really loved about this collection is the HAIR GAH so perfect. So dainty, sparkly and nature-inspired with an organic element. And the hair pretzel is lovely too.
Pretty make up.
Close up of the hair pretzel. How did they tuck the hair in the middle in?
Backstage. Must try the sweater-skirt combo soon (swoon!)
Lurvely textures from top to bottom.
Clean and simple with superb attention to detail at the neckline, waistline 
and sleeves.
Um. I'm speechless.
The fringed hem is boho-chic but at the same time interior-inspired
Whimsical. And what looks like a mermaid tail.
Close up, we see the criss-crossed lace and neck detail. 
Lovely and all but personally, I wouldn't wear it.
Somebody PLEASE tell me what these type of buttons are called???
Loving the sleeves.
Cape-like element adds an ethereal quality to the dress.
Adorable cape-like coat with slits for the arms (reminds me of 
fairy-tales) and plaited cording detail to complement the clean lines 
and smooth texture.
Dark, velvet-y, gothic, regal.
Ombre/gradient and sheer, both of which I am loving right now
Dainty pearl embellishment can never go wrong.
Buckles, yes! I quite like the way these look when viewed from front-on, 
but that's about it. Metallic lace, though; always lovely.

Image source: Details from and full length shots from

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