“Accessories are important, but we are not an accessories company, and the rule should be that you do what you know how to do at your best,” Giancarlo Giammetti told WWD in 2007.
Five years later, it can be said that while Valentino remains primarily a ready-to-wear label, it has also shown it can deliver successful, high-end accessories, which, according to chief executive officer Stefano Sassi, currently account for 30 to 35 percent of sales.
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)