The Maison Valentino was founded in 1960 by Valentino Garavani and Giancarlo Giammetti. Valentino Garavani started his career in fashion at a young age apprenticing for local designers and training at the École des Beaux-Arts and the Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne in Paris. He worked for Jean Dessès and Guy Laroche, then he opened his own fashion house in Rome, in 1959 and the design duo launched into international stardom by the 60s known best of their haute couture. In particular, Valentino was recognised for their glamorous red dresses attracting women all over the world, one of their most notable customer’s was Jackie Kennedy, who became a close friend of the designer. The Maison Valentino remains a major player today within the luxury fashion market, known for their creative work and ethereal sense of beauty.
Valentino glasses present their own tribute to the prestigious fashion house, showcasing the same recognizable luxurious attention-to-detail. Always modern and sophisticated, Valentino’s eyewear balances traditional frame shapes with innovative colour blocking to create this iconic collection. Each pair of sunglasses are feminine, contemporary and chic totally embracing the modern woman and her style. Valentino sunglasses feature bold colours, fierce patterns and are always manufactured using high-quality materials providing you with optimal strength and durability.