Valentino is the king of high fashion, ruling over one of the richest fashion empires in the world. For nearly 50 years, he has designed some of the most gorgeous clothing ever to grace the human body. Icons like Jackie Kennedy, Elizabeth Taylor and Princess Diana made his designs world renowned.
His designs have been unmatched on the red carpet for decades. See some of his unforgettable creations.
"I've had the thrill of wearing Valentino twice—to the Emmys and my 50th birthday party," Oprah says. "His one-of-a-kind, handmade gowns are truly masterpieces."
Published on March 16, 2009