January 11, 2010 New York
That's not to say the PYTs who sit front-row when Valli shows in Paris were left without options. His draped jersey-crepe cocktail frocks will stand out late-night at the clubs, especially when paired with the designer's ultra-luxe sheared mink toppers. As for the animal prints favored by the label's jet-set clientele, pre-fall's updates include a leopard velvet-burnout skirt and a printed silk frock with a grosgrain drawstring waist. It's not easy pleasing everyone, but Valli's latest effort comes very close.