Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani,
best known as Valentino, is an Italian
fashion designer and founder of the Valentino SpA brand and
company. His main lines include Valentino, Valentino
Garavani, Valentino Roma, and R.E.D. Valentino.
Valentino's international debut took place in 1962 in Florence, the
Italian fashion capital of the time. Valentino has also specially
designed wedding dresses for Elizabeth Taylor, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer
Lopez, Courtney Cox, Sophie Hunter and Princess Madeleine of Sweden.
Valentino SpA is a clothing company founded in 1960 by
Valentino Garavani. It is a part of Valentino Fashion Group, which in turn
is owned by the State of Qatar through Mayhoola for Investments S.P.C.
In 2012, Qatar acquired Valentino for 700 million euros
through an investment vehicle called Mayhoola for Investments
In September 2007, Valentino decided to leave the Creative Direction of
his brand. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli were first nominated
Creative Directors of all accessories lines, and the following year, they
were appointed Creative Directors of Valentino, guiding all collections,
from Prêt-à-Porter to Haute Couture. On 7 July 2016 Maison Valentino
nominated Pierpaolo Piccioli its sole Creative Director of the Maison.
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