Henry James once included in his short story “The Real Thing” that aristocrats can not be an artist. Well, he never met Giambattista Valli. He is a Paris based Italian couturier who grew up among rarefied circles of Roman papal nobility. Valli has proved that he can blow up the Internet with his styles that also reflect pop culture.
From the vast cloud of pink tulle that Rihanna wore to Grammys to pajama top gown wore by Lena Dunham in 2014, it is liked by all. His creation was in a hundred memes, and Valli’s name was on the lips of every kid who did not know what Haute Couture means. His label has been spreading like wildfire with social media. Let’s take a peek on this amazing fashion designer’s life. Let’s start with some quick facts;
Giambattista Valli Family and Education
This talented fashion designer is originally from Rome, Italy. Most of his collection includes ready to wear and Haute couture. He is also regarded as the Valentino of his generation. Not on the scale, as it is hard to compete with the legend, but in the way that they both appreciate the moneyed and titled women. Unfortunately, there is no information about his family’s names and whereabouts.
Being a teenager, Valli was fascinated by the era of the 1970s and dreamt of Studio 54. With time, he got a degree in fashion from Istituto Europeo di Design in Rome. Similarly, Giambattista took courses in London at Central Saint Martins. As a student, he became friends with Yves Saint Laurent.
Giambattista Valli Childhood and Education
This designer’s parents were surprised due to the curiosity of Giambattista towards fashion. During that period in Italy, fashion designing was not a real profession, and people assumed it to be ridiculous. However, in that dilemma, he was blessed to have family seamstress Catrina. She is also the one who provided him with necessary tools such as needle, thread, fabrics to learn sewing.
Soon he began to create apparels from scratch. Everything changed when Giambattista watched Luchino Visconti‘s movie The Leopard. There Claudia Cardinale played the role of pleasant beauty who shocks the high society with a big loud laughter. He found her laugh to be free, vulgar, and it broke the atmosphere of the aristocracy in an instant.
How Old Is Giambattista Valli?
This handsome was born on the 27th day of June in 1966. As of now, he is 53 years old and falls under the sun sign of Cancer. Most of his work is behind the curtain. Therefore, he hardly makes an appearance in the media.
Giambattista has short black hair and sometimes likes to keep his beard. More details about his height, weight, shoe size remains in the dark. Furthermore, Valli is Italian by nationality and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
Giambattista commenced his career after he studied in London. He got a job with Italian master Roberto Capucci. In 1997, he was handpicked by Emanuel Ungaro to become his successor. After all the training and learning, he was ready to start his line. Likewise, he launched his first clothing line in the year of 2005.
Not to mention, Valli received Best Designer of the Year Awards from Marie Claire in 2015 and from Elle China in 2013. Similarly, Rihanna, Queen Rania of Jordan, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, Amal Clooney has worn his designs.
Who is Giambattista Valli Wife? Is he dating anyone?
This has been a mysterious question for many years. His name is not attached to any stars from the industry, and there are no rumors about him until now. But one thing is sure that Giambattista is neither married nor engaged.
Moreover, he has not adopted any kids and does not have one as well. In addition to this, questions about his sexual preference were never the topic of gossip.
How Much Does Giambattista Valli Earn?- Net Worth
There is no denying that this creative fashion designer makes a hefty amount of money from his work. Not to mention, he launches show four times a year in the Paris Fashion Week.
Sadly Valli has not revealed his net worth, salary, income, cars, and mansions in the media. With the fame he is gaining from the past few years, Giambattista’s net worth is not less than a million. We will update more data soon.
Social Media Presence
Instagram: 2.3 million followers
Twitter: 49.2k followers