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Valentino Garavani


Born in Voghera, IT

Valentino Garavani is a fashion designer and founder of the fashion house Valentino. Garavani’s first apprentice job was with couturier Jean Desses, where he helped style icon Jacqueline de Ribes sketch her ideas.  After five years, he left Desses. In 1950 Garavani returned home to Italy where he opened a fashion house in 1959. As a designer, he quickly became known for his signature red colored dresses. This shade of red... read more