Film Series: Design for a Living-Valentino, the Last Emperor (2008)
Explore the intersection of art and popular culture and how this confluence informs the ever changing world of fashion. Our annual documentary series focuses on arbiters of style who not only work in fashion, they live it.
To see the great designer Valentino (born Valentino Garavani in 1932) at work is to understand why he is considered the last emperor of the fashion world. To see him interact with friends and colleagues is to understand why he is beloved and revered by those who know him. An honest and up-close look at fashion genius. 96 minutes. Rated PG-13.