Valentino’s Creative Director Talks Rodeo Drive Menswear, Spirit Animals And A Decade At The Helm Of The House

by MR Magazine Staff

Last month, Rome-based luxury label Valentino debuted a 550-square-foot men’s space inside its Rodeo Drive boutique, joining New York, San Francisco and Bal Harbour, Fla., as the brand’s only U.S. standalone stores with areas dedicated to men’s apparel and accessories. To mark the Nov. 19 opening of the shoebox-size men’s space (which occupies the former women’s shoe salon space on the ground floor), the label released limited-edition spirit-animal pieces (think track jackets and belt bags, bucket hats and T-shirts with the menagerie of motifs rendered in micro glass beading and delicate embroidery) from the spring and summer 2019 runway collection available only at the Beverly Hills boutique and other stateside men’s collection stores. Read more at Los Angeles Times.