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Paul Smith

Louis Vuitton

Dior Homme

Christian Lacroix

Maison Martin Margiela

Issey Miyake

Thierry Mugler

Jean Paul Gaultier

Jean Paul Gaultier

Friday, 9 March, 2012, 12:00am

Origins: Valentino

Who started it?

Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani was born in Voghara, Italy, in 1932. The son of an electrical appliance store owner, he became interested in fashion as a teenager, and was apprenticed to his uncle and a local designer.

27 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Yves Saint Laurent

An insider's guide to your favourite fashion brands

24 May 2006 - 12:00am

A user's guide to Paris collections

Optimism ruled the runways at the Paris collections, where designers of all ages, origins and affiliations - avant-garde and old-school, extroverted and obscure - said au revoir to Sars, war and a lagging luxury market by embracing a new femininity for spring. Here, everything you need to know - the mood, muses and miscellany - about next season.

Heard at the shows

26 Oct 2003 - 12:00am