Dior asks to be compensated; claims Valentino’s couture show affected its sales. Valentino’s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli showcased his autumn/winter 2022/2023 collection on the iconic Spanish Steps, which was attended by many A-list stars like Anne Hathaway, Florence Pugh and Andrew Garfield, among others.
PARIS, July 12 (Reuters) – LVMH-owned Dior has withdrawn a request for 100,000 euros in compensation from rival fashion label Valentino for allegedly blocking access to its Rome store with a celebrity-packed runway show on the city’s Spanish Steps, a source told Reuters.
Valentino S.p.A. is an Italian luxury fashion house founded in 1960 by Valentino Garavani and part of Valentino Fashion Group. Since October 2008, the creative director is Pierpaolo Piccioli.