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This season, Valentino designers Pier Paolo Piccioli and Maria Grazia Chiuri used leather the way other designers use simple cotton—the effect was stunning.

The language of the house is one of lace and we saw it in shapes that recalled images of Frida Kahlo in Mexico in the earlier part of the 20th century. Our favorites were the perfect white dress with capped sleeves and just the right amount of volume in the skirt. The metallic numbers that are sure to be seen on the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow.