Valentino SpA is a fashion house founded by italian designer Valentino Garavani.
He worked as an apprentice to Jacques Fath, Balenciaga, Jean Desses and Guy Laroche in Paris. Valentino returned to Italy in 1959 to set up his own shop.
Capitalizing on what he learned from his time in Paris, Valentino makes his international debut in 1962.
Valentino and his partner sold the company in 1998, and Valentino announced his official retirement from industry in 2007 with a show in which presented his latest collection.
Since 2008, the company was under the leadership of creative Piccioli and Maria Grazia Pierpalo Chiuri both worked with Valentino for more than a decade.
The fragrances were offered in partnership with Procter & Gamble, and in 2010, with Puig.