When you think of Valentino you immediately associate it with beautiful iconic red dresses that the fashion house is known for.The truth is that white was actually the color that had a huge influence on mister Garavani's career.The 1968 all white spring/summer collection was the moment that marked the beggining of the famous "V" logo.Shot in Cy Twobly apartment in Rome, the collection was a huge succes and the former first lady,Jackie Kennedy, chose one of the dresses to wear for her second marriage with Aristotle Onassis.
white dress worn by Audrey Hepburn and by Marisa Berenson in Vogue
Jackie Kennedy Onassis in Valentino dress
This year, the house of Valentino paid tribute to the 1968 all white collection, by releasing an exclusive one-off Haute Couture Collection in New York.
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