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After 25 years, Pierpaolo Piccioli left the creative direction of Valentino

After 25 years, Pierpaolo Piccioli left the creative direction of Valentino

Lina Labyad

Valentino and its creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli announced on Friday that they had made the decision to part ways after 25 years of collaboration. The end of an unforgettable era for the Italian brand.

Joint decision. In a press release, on Friday, March 22, Valentino and its artistic director Pierpaolo Piccioli They announced that they had decided to separate after 25 years. Since 2016, the Italian has held the position of creative director alone, after sharing it with him Maria Grazia Chiuri (now artistic director of Dior) for 8 years. But in 1999, in the accessories manufacturing department, he began his extraordinary adventure with the Romanian brand.

after 25 years of good, sincere, creative and captivating services With Valentino, Pierpaolo Piccioli spoke on Instagram, with all the poetry we know: “Not all stories have a beginning and an end, some live a kind of eternal present that shines with a light so strong that it leaves no shadows.” books. “I have been around for 25 years and have lived with the people who weave the threads of this beautiful story with me. This legacy of love, dreams, beauty and humanity, I carry within me today and forever.”

The rest will follow after this announcement

Celebrities praise the unique designer

“Thank you to everyone who made this possible in one way or another. It has been an honor and honor to share my journey and dreams with you. And thanks to Mr. Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti who gifted me their cars.” A departure commented on by many celebrities that Pierpaolo Piccioli was able to dress with his most creative vision: Gigi Hadid, Mika, Serena Williams and even Naomi Campbell congratulated him on this unforgettable adventure.

For its part, the brand also expressed its nostalgia for an artistic era that suddenly stopped: “Its contribution over the past 25 years will leave… An indelible mark », commented Valentino House President Rasheed Mohamed Rasheed, quoted by Agence France-Presse. The new administration is expected to be announced soon. Meanwhile, the Italian press is mourning the passing of one of the “best creators in the world.”