Maria Grazia Chiuri leaves Valentino, Pierpaolo Piccioli becomes the sole artistic director of the house
It’s official, Thursday, July 7, 2022, the Italian house announced through a statement the departure of Maria
Grazia Chiuri, artistic director of Valentino alongside Pierpaolo Piccioli for 8 years. The collection they
presented yesterday at the Fashion Week haute couture fall-winter 2022-2022 will have been the last made as
a duo Converse All Star Ox . Pierpaolo Piccioli becomes the sole artistic director of the house.
Maria Grazia Chiuri leaves Valentino. Officiating for 17 years in the Italian house, alongside Pierpaolo Piccioli,
she was discovered in 1999 by the emperor Garavani himself, first appointed with his tandem at the head of the
lines of accessories and then following the departure of Mr. Valentino in 2022, co-artistic director of the
Italian house. A pure Italian, this discreet duo has reinvented the flamboyant codes of the house with freedom
and softness, airing volumes, fluidizing lines, calming colors and sublimating silhouettes with an aura of grace
and simplicity. Thursday, July 7, 2022, the Italian house announced through a press release the departure of
Maria Grazia Chiuri and appointed Pierpaolo Piccioli as sole artistic director of the house.