For his cruise collection, Giambattista Valli continued his aesthetic, using some of his favorites leitmotiv elements like reworked animal prints, python patchworks and bold graphic prints — this time worked in floral motifs, from micro to enormous blooms — all mixed together with a cool, sporty attitude. Case in point: the panther-printed nylon parka and matching long chiffon skirt. Valli described his direction as eclectic, eccentric and exotic, reflecting on the modern lifestyles of his young jet-set muses. And now with a new couture collection in the works, which will be presented  during Paris couture week in July, Valli seems set to affirm himself as heir to the one-time glorious Roman couture tradition.

For his cruise collection, Giambattista Valli continued his aesthetic, using some of his favorites leitmotiv elements like reworked animal prints, python patchworks and bold graphic prints — this time worked in floral motifs, from micro to enormous blooms — all mixed together with a cool, sporty attitude. Case in point: the panther-printed nylon parka and matching long chiffon skirt. Valli described his direction as eclectic, eccentric and exotic, reflecting on the modern lifestyles of his young jet-set muses. And now with a new couture collection in the works, which will be presented  during Paris couture week in July, Valli seems set to affirm himself as heir to the one-time glorious Roman couture tradition.

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