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Maison Bentley Style has a love personal take on styling which I really admire.

Maison Bentley Style

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Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli’s  Valentino are serenely working a rich thread of inspiration which carries through to their Resort 2015 Collection.

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I look at their work and wonder what it is that always makes my heart beat so.  And every time the answer is the same: The workmanship.

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When you read descriptions of dresses from centuries past: delicate silks caught in a web of tulle with stitches made with fairy hands…you think it’s a quality of work that’s been lost forever…until you see Valentino.

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It’s also fascinating that these exquisite clothes are not based on the clothes from the Ball room or Drawing room, but are drawn from bohemian and peasant designs.  Every-day-wear now elevated to the heavenly.

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The incredible embroideries and textiles have a soul of their own, harking back to that time when only the very best would do, when skill named the price and…

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