Valentino Haute Couture Fall 2010

A model displays a creation by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Valentino Fall/winter 2010/2011 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, France, on July 7, 2010. Photo by Roberto Martinelli/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

What do you get when you pair ladylike sophistication with acres of totally sheer fabric? Why, you get the Valentino Fall 2010 Couture show, of course! Add a bird cage, a whole lot of bows and at least one signature red dress, and you have Valentino at its typical best. We love it, but what about you? Take a look under the jump, and tell us what you think!

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A model displays a creation by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Valentino Fall/winter 2010/2011 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, France, on July 7, 2010. Photo by Roberto Martinelli/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

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A model displays a creation by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Valentino Fall/winter 2010/2011 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, France, on July 7, 2010. Photo by Roberto Martinelli/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

A model presents a creation by Italian designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli as part of their Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Haute Couture fashion show for fashion house Valentino in Paris July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: FASHION)

A model presents a creation by Italian designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli as part of their Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Haute Couture fashion show for fashion house Valentino in Paris July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: FASHION)

A model presents a creation by Italian designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli as part of their Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Haute Couture fashion show for fashion house Valentino in Paris July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: FASHION)

A model presents a creation by Italian designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli as part of their Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Haute Couture fashion show for fashion house Valentino in Paris July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: FASHION)

A model displays a creation by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Valentino Fall/winter 2010/2011 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, France, on July 7, 2010. Photo by Roberto Martinelli/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

A model displays a creation by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Valentino Fall/winter 2010/2011 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, France, on July 7, 2010. Photo by Roberto Martinelli/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

A model displays a creation by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Valentino Fall/winter 2010/2011 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, France, on July 7, 2010. Photo by Roberto Martinelli/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

A model displays a creation by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Valentino Fall/winter 2010/2011 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, France, on July 7, 2010. Photo by Roberto Martinelli/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

A model displays a creation by Italian designer Alessandra Facchinetti for Valentino Fall/winter 2010/2011 Haute Couture fashion show in Paris, France, on July 7, 2010. Photo by Roberto Martinelli/ABACAPRESS.COM Photo via Newscom

A model presents a creation by Italian designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli as part of their Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Haute Couture fashion show for fashion house Valentino in Paris July 7, 2010. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: FASHION)

13 Comments

  • July 8, 2010

    Rebecca

    I’d happily wear most of this! It’s all beautiful.

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    • July 8, 2010

      Claire

      Exactly my thoughts!

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      • July 9, 2010

        Beazzle

        Me too, stunning. You guys hate way too much inventive stuff.

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        • July 9, 2010

          The Fashion Police

          Um, you might want to try re-reading the post. It clearly says “we love it”. Not sure where you’re getting “hate” from in that? Did you even read the post? I don’t mind people calling me out on stuff I’ve actually said, but it’s a bit much to try and start an argument over something we apparently agree on πŸ™‚

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  • July 8, 2010

    Minka

    Well, some of it does remind about my granny’s nightgown, but my grandma is quite a fashionable lady! πŸ™‚ And most of the garments are simply dreamy!

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  • July 8, 2010

    Mousy

    This is not the kind of thing I usually go for, but I LOVE this collection. πŸ˜€

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  • July 8, 2010

    Cloots

    HA HA! The model in the big white flower knows its silly πŸ™‚

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    • July 8, 2010

      Mousy

      Hahahah, didn’t notice her expression! πŸ˜› That’s superb!

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  • July 8, 2010

    Maya

    It’s no surprise that I love this, it is Valentino after all…

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  • July 8, 2010

    Rock Hyrax

    Nice collection (once you’re removed the obvious shress criminals). Talking of sheer fabric, the second all black dress (with the roses) is a perfect example of how to do it *properly*! πŸ™‚

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  • July 9, 2010

    poltergasm

    whatever is not rightfully beautiful has a dulled edge. meaning: it misses, if not by miles, from its lack of commitment. otoh, what’s beautiful is that.

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  • July 9, 2010

    Marianne S.

    Do they not smile for a reason? If I had designed a collection for one of those shows, I’d want the girls to look like they wee enjoying wearing my clothes.

    Love the black and white graphic with the little pink sash. The rest, eh.

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  • July 9, 2010

    CoutureCoco

    It’s very 60’s and 70’s but in a bad way I’m afraid. Aside from one or 2 dresses this collection is NOTHING on the original Valentino. Come back Valentino!

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