Elegance is the balance between PROPORTION, EMOTION & SURPRISE.— Valentino Garavani
The most unexpected Valentino Garavani quotes that will be huge advantage for your personal development
I know what women want. They want to be beautiful.
When I entertain at home, I take time and pleasure in the small details that make all the difference. Entertaining is about giving to people and sharing with them.
I am especially grateful that I have been able to keep my own style over the decades, in spite of the many changes that have taken place in the world of fashion and in its business.
I am like a freight train. Working on the details, twisting them and playing with them over the years, but always staying on the same track.
I put the number 7 on my t-shirt because this is the number of my championships but also because it was the number of Barry Sheene, who was a great hero of mine and a truly great racer.
An evening dress that reveals a woman's ankles while walking is the most disgusting thing I have ever seen.
French people are charming, adorable but not extremely generous with foreigners, but they believe in what they do. I feel proud in exchange because what I did in restoration is something I did for La France.
My normal life is like being on holiday.
I hope people will say, 'Mr. Valentino, he did something for fashion, no?
Very few designers today design - it's very important to be able to do your own sketch on paper and then explain [your vision] to the fabric cutters. Instead, lots of designers drape - it's the new way.
The sand dunes look like two tits.
Unfortunately, the greatest photographers don't pay extreme attention to the clothes. If they decide to put a dress in a bathtub or in front of a cow in the countryside with dirt everywhere, well, the dresses come back... ready to be put in the garbage.
I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture.
It is a big problem and so I don't know for sure if I say yes or no to Ferrari.
I didn't like the '80s at all; it was a vulgar moment of fashion.
Even as a young boy, my passion was to design, and I have been very lucky to be able to do what I have loved all my life. There can be few greater gifts than that.
I am happy that thousands of students, young designers and fashion people will be able to see and study my work in every aspect of it.
I like things simple.
I love my beauty. It's not my fault.
My title rivals are behind me but at the moment I am not thinking about that.
My target is to finish on the podium and then well see where everybody else is.
I have a lot of energy after 2 A.M. I like to sleep in the morning. I have some problems at the start of the day.
There are only three things I can do - make a dress, decorate a house, and entertain people.
I have my favourite fashion decade, yes, yes, yes: 60s.
It was a sort of little revolution; the clothes were amazing but not too exaggerated.
I am Valentino Rossi. If I stay in MotoGP it is to try to win. When that is not possible it is time to stay at home and work in the garden!