Most Iconic Moments of Pierpaolo Piccioli at VALENTINO

Written by JM Gonzales

Pierpaolo Piccioli has announced that he is resigning from his position as the Creative Director of Valentino. His exceptional talent and visionary approach to fashion design has made an unforgettable impression on the fashion world captivating the hearts of fashion enthusiasts worldwide. Piccioli has dressed numerous celebrities for high-profile events such as the Met Gala and Academy awards. His designs have been worn byinfluential celebrities such as Zendaya, Rihanna, Beyonce, and other fashion icons, marking him as one of the most prominent designers of our time. 

Pierpaolo Piccioli’s designs are unrivaled in their ability to push the boundaries of traditional fashion and challenge conventional notions of beauty, sexuality, and glamour. By combining bold and vibrant colors with intricate and delicate details, Piccioli creates designs that are daring and elegant. Each piece is a work of art that perfectly embodies Valentino’s brand’s values of individuality, creativity, and self-expression. It is because of these types of designs that empowers women to embrace their femininity, and celebrate their unique identity, making them feel confident, beautiful, and unstoppable.

In 2022, he introduced a new hot pink color called “Pink PP,”which gained popularity among celebrities and became a viral sensation, combined with the Barbie movie, it made pink the most popular color in the world in 2023. Piccioli is an iconic figure in haute couture, having worked in the fashion industry for 25 years. His notable contributions to the fashion world have gained significant attention and have not gone unnoticed. Hewon “Designer of the Year” award at the fashion awards in both 2018 and 2022.

As new beginnings unfold for Piccioli, he delivers a statement on his Instagram:

“Not all stories have a beginning and an end, some live a kind of eternal present that shines with an intense light, so strong that it leaves no shadows. I have been in this company for 25 years, and for 25 years I have existed and lived together with the people who have woven with me the plots of this beautiful story that is mine and ours.”

Let’s take a look at some of the most iconic moments of Pierpaolo Piccioli during his time as a Creative Director of Valentino.