“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.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)