Valentino: Expensive Dresses ‘Have to Be Like Jewels’

If you haven’t been able to squeeze in a trip to London lately, here’s a video of Valentino’s gorgeous new “Master of Couture” exhibit at Somerset House, including footage of the designer showing off his favorite pieces worn by Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Onassis, and Julia Roberts. “The perfection of a dress is like a sculpture that is done on the body of a lady,” he says as the camera pans over embroidered flower petals and gemstones. “The dresses are going to be very expensive, so they have to be like jewels.” Indeed they are, on both counts.

Valentino: Pricey Dresses Must Be ‘Like Jewels’