Valentino Garavani quotes

Born
11 May 1932, Voghera, Lombardy, Italy.

Occupation
Fashion designer.

Valentino Garavani is an Italian fashion designer.

I love the 2000s because everyone started to love haute couture.
– Valentino Garavani
I am especially grateful that I have been able to keep my own style over the decades, in spite of the many changes that have taken place in the world of fashion and in its business.
– Valentino Garavani
I am always locked in my design studio.
– Valentino Garavani
I love my beauty. It’s not my fault.
– Valentino Garavani
I know what women want. They want to be beautiful.
– Valentino Garavani
I hope people will say, ‘Mr. Valentino, he did something for fashion, no?’
– Valentino Garavani
I like things simple.
– Valentino Garavani
Even as a young boy, my passion was to design, and I have been very lucky to be able to do what I have loved all my life. There can be few greater gifts than that.
– Valentino Garavani
I am Valentino Rossi. If I stay in MotoGP it is to try to win. When that is not possible it is time to stay at home and work in the garden!
– Valentino Garavani
There are only three things I can do – make a dress, decorate a house, and entertain people.
– Valentino Garavani
I have my favourite fashion decade, yes, yes, yes: ’60s. It was a sort of little revolution; the clothes were amazing but not too exaggerated.
– Valentino Garavani
Unfortunately, the greatest photographers don’t pay extreme attention to the clothes. If they decide to put a dress in a bathtub or in front of a cow in the countryside with dirt everywhere, well, the dresses come back… ready to be put in the garbage.
– Valentino Garavani
An evening dress that reveals a woman’s ankles while walking is the most disgusting thing I have ever seen.
– Valentino Garavani
I am happy that thousands of students, young designers and fashion people will be able to see and study my work in every aspect of it.
– Valentino Garavani
I am like a freight train. Working on the details, twisting them and playing with them over the years, but always staying on the same track.
– Valentino Garavani
I didn’t like the ’80s at all; it was a vulgar moment of fashion.
– Valentino Garavani