>> Like at Lanvin, glamorous daywear was the hot topic du jour for Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pier Paolo Piccioli at Valentino . Described as "techno couture," the designers created ruffled and embellished dresses — made with stretch wool for daytime comfort — along with spunkier leather and lace...

Having worked as an accessories designer at Valentino for over a decade, and then taking the helm as co-creative director in 2008, Maria Grazia Chiuri is now moving onto storied Parisian fashion house Dior. The announcement broke last week during Paris Couture Week and I can't be more thrilled...

Thank God, Sandra's Closet is full of little treasures that I have collected over many years... here is what I came up with. 1920s fashion is considered one of the most glamorous decades in fashion history. It was all about short flapper dresses in loose fitting that allowed women to...

Maria Grazia Chiuri Exits Valentino Valentino has confirmed that Maria Grazia Chiuri is stepping down after 17 years with the Italian fashion house, and eight in her current role as co-creative director. Pierpaolo Piccioli will remain as the brand's sole creative director. Chiuri is widely...

Last March upon writing today's post, I knew already that the Dior 'J'ADIOR' slingbacks will be undoubtedly the most sought after shoes of the season. Maria Grazia Chiuri, who is the first female designer to head up the house of Dior in it's 70 year history, rocked her runway debut with slogan...

Pierpaolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri take a bow after the Valentino couture show on Wednesday. Somehow, it feels quite sad. Chiuri worked with Piccioli for 25 years, first at Fendi then behind the scenes at Valentino. In 2008, they were named creative directors in 2008 and brought the...

PARIS, France — Christian Dior is set to announce after its couture show in early July that Maria Grazia Chiuri is joining the French fashion house from Italy's Valentino, two people familiar with the matter said. "I understand that it will be announced after the (July) couture show," one of...

A leadership change at one of the world's preeminent accessories houses always brings with it plenty of expectations and intrigue, and now that Maria Grazia Chiuri's first set of handbags for French powerhouse Dior are in stores, we can get a full sense for the tone she's trying to set at the...

in making that change, but in the recently debuted Cruise 2019 collection, Dior has once again found its altitude. As far as bags go, the runway collection is relatively short on Dior classics, although they'll obviously be in the full assortment that arrives in stores. Instead, Grazia...

This is definitely the chicest bag you could add to your summer wardrobe, DIOR's embroidered Book Tote! A veritable invitation to travel by the House's creative director, Maria Grazia Chiuri, an evocation of sunshine, inspired by Mexican crafts, it is the perfect luxury staple piece to rock...

 

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