A double width of red silk almost as emblematic of Valentino as the man himself is unfurled across a table in the designer's hushed atelier, attended to by a half-dozen women in white lab coats, setting out to realize another handmade high-fashion creation, one stitch at a time.
Although he's now a pillar of Rome, Valentino Garavani was hardly greeted as a hometown hero in 1959, when he decamped from Jean Dessès in Paris and set up his own couture house on the Via Condotti.
Hermès is launching a Laundromat pop-up shop in NYC - dubbed Hermèsmatic - where customers can bring their old scarves to be dip-dyed by an expert. Get all the details on WWD.com. #wwdnews (📷: @donstahl)