Autonomy, independence, transgression ; persisting in the choices made and aiming to the realization of our wishes, living impulsively, constantly looking for new lines to cross!
In the new F\W 2016\2017 woman collection, Mario Valentino presents a definitely sophisticated and engaging design that combines rationality and instinct, reality and
imagination in an incessant harmony of contrasts of elements from both a remote past and a cosmic future hyperspace, that follow a plan of fancy and innovative authenticity.
Integrating skillful craftsmanship and breakthrough technology, the clothing collection recognizes its own main thread in minimal and clean cuts, revived by commonly
considered sturdy leather bands, like shearling and painted leather, made smooth by laser treatment, holes and raw edges.
Mario Valentino offers classic and iconic pieces playfully alternating polish and opaque, stiff and soft, and, in so doing, producing the essential, but deeply expressive lines for a unique
The footwear is equally varied for every kind of height; high spike-heel décolleté, boots and ankle-boots, with and without plateau, matched with lower heel shoes to define a
comfortable, but always stylish, street look.
The collection’s must have are the flat shoes proposed in two versions: one is the collection’s grunge soul expressed in a round tip model on an ultra-light lug sole, the other
interprets perfectly the brand’s chic style with a slim tip shape that dissolves the height.
The footwear collection appears enriched by futuristic details and skillful trimmings enhanced by shining, rusty metallic shades painted on wrinkled, rugged and aged goats;
The painted leathers evolve in matching with graphic - printed ridges, suede and velvet.
The material has been shaped to tell stories, to mix the extremes and to cross the lines, creating what we define the “no middle” for the woman of Mario Valentino F\W 2016-2017.