Don’t mention the “R” word.
“Definitely, we’re not retired people,” said Giancarlo Giammetti, sitting in his beautiful, art-filled penthouse with striking views of Manhattan and beyond. “We never thought we’d be retired and go bird-watching in the park. We never said, ‘Oh, now we’re going to smoke cigars and go on vacation.’ ”
Four years after Giammetti and Valentino Garavani departed from the house they founded half a century ago after a chance encounter at Rome’s Café de Paris in Rome in 1960, the duo’s visibility is as high as ever. They go to fashion parties; sit in the front row of shows, by friends like Diane von Furstenberg and Oscar de la Renta, or, as was the case in Paris this month, take in the spring 2013 Valentino collection. They are clearly not fashion wallflowers, and have several high-profile projects in the works. For More
[above: Giammetti and Valentino in 1967.]
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The red sole is still red hot, according to voters in this year’s “Sexy Shoes” contest.
Christian Louboutin’s red studded patent leather pumps won first place in the third-annual competition, created by Footwear News and Saks Fifth Avenue. Voters chose their picks online from Sept. 27 to Oct. 11. For More
Tamara Gonzalez Perea, style blogger of Macademian Girl, in ‘Two Pieces but One Mind’ wearing: skirt & bralet - Celebboutique, shoes - Fleq, bag - new look, headpiece - Asos, necklace - by Dziubeka, sunglasses - Beginning Boutique, animal bracelets - primark, leopard ring & pearl jewelled bracelet - Ciuchbuda, pyramid ring - iloko.pl, and glitter nail-polish - Minti Shop.