Valentine Gauthier: Flights of fancy

By  April 22, 2009

Valentine Gauthier’s eponymous brand is only three seasons old and already, her name is whispered among French fashionistas as one of the designers to watch. Her creations give off an impression of lightness and it comes with no surprise that one of her iconic designs is a jacket with wings. Part biker-girl, part fairy princess, Valentine’s creation are the very definition of the glam rock trend: clothing a princess would wear to a rock concert.

Valentine Gauthier

Ever since her success at the Dinard festival with a leather jacket with wings, wings have become her distinctive sign and her lucky charm. They are highly stylised from proper leather wings to a contrasting wave on a dress.

 

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