Established in Rome in 1962, the Valentino fashion house is one of the highest expressions of couture savoir faire and the excellence that has made Italian products famous worldwide. The ateliers in Palazzo Mignanelli, the company's historic headquarters in the heart of the Eternal City, are where creativity and expertise meld in search of timeless elegance. Lightness, grace, and precious delicacy are in the DNA of Valentino. Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have been its Creative Directors since 2008. Condensed and simplified, the fashion house's iconographic legacy has been reinterpreted and recontextualized. Now Valentino is contemporary. Heritage and style blend in its future-oriented concept that is rich in memories but never nostalgic. That same concept is the spatial leitmotif for the stores that were restyled by architect David Chipperfield. Tradition and modernity define the spaces that have a calm, solemn air: the perfect settings for collections with timeless modernity.