MILAN — Red Valentino has opened the doors of a new-format store on Corso Venezia here.
Spread across three rooms, the 1,880-square-foot space is decorated like a surreal old house, with fanciful trompe l’oeil sketches on the walls and tall white cabinets housing assorted shoes and dresses from the fall 2012 and spring 2013 collections. Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli tapped artists and designers Nikki Nye and Amy Flurry of the Paper-Cut Project to create the delicate all-white paper animals seen dangling overhead and peeking from glass cupboards, as well as the towering paper wigs resting on mannequins’ heads.
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"