Red Valentino Pre-Fall 2015

Red_Valentino_020_1366There is no surprise at this point that I am a big fan of Red Valentino – I’ve shared countless collections of theirs by now. It’s hard for me to pick a favourite season, but this one might just be it (maybe). It is distinctly influenced by the late 60s to 70s, what with it’s vibrant psychedelic patterns, sweet peter pan collars and shift shapes, but it still has the classic, ultra girly feel that every Red Valentino collection upholds. And how about those lace Edwardian-style collars tied with a bow? I need one asap!

View the whole collection here.

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Red Valentino F/W 13-14

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posted about Red Valentino back when we started the blog, and I have been following their collections since, but hadn’t really fallen in love with any of them…until now! Their Fall/Winter 2013-14 collection is my favorite to date. Gah! The prints have killed me. Seriously. I am now writing from the grave!

They stick to what they do best through and through – 50’s, 60’s and 70’s silhouettes with their own modern twist, and some feminine charm. I am more drawn to their longer dresses it seems.  I appreciate that they give you a long sleeve with a maxi dress. It’s conservative done so, so right. It’s Amish for the electrical city loving folk. I truly harbor disdain for fashion do’s and don’ts like, “If you are wearing a long skirt, you should pair it with a short sleeve. It looks too matronly otherwise” Nay! Give me that long skirt, and that long sleeve. You cannot see any of my skin minus my neck and head? Don’t care. If dollhairs grew on trees, I would like to fill my closet with this, this, this, this, this and this.

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Red Valentino A/W ’12

Okay, so I’m pretty much obsessed with everything about this collection. Red Valentino‘s A/W ’12 collection is a compilation of everything I love when it comes to styling, colors/fabrics, femininity and vintage-looking clothing. The light/deep rose, cream and off-white fabrics call to me. I know I had previously said I’m not usually a fan of big labels, but I can make an exception for something so perfect. It’s filled with cute collars, pretty ruffles, lace trim, drop-waist minis paired with knee high socks and the military style cape! The collection features 2 pairs of trousers, which, if I wore pants more often, those would be it. It almost speaks to my fashion aesthetic…skirts/dresses everyday and pants once in a blue moon. The calf-length dresses with long sleeves and high neck lines have an amish-feel to them, which I don’t have a problem with at all.  I don’t, however, much like the shoes. That is okay though, the good out-weighs the bad.

Posted by: Alex