Alessandra Facchinetti Designs First Couture Collection as Design Head at Valentino

Susan Menkes of International Herald Tribune interviewed Alessandra Facchinetti, Valentino’s new creative director on the her first couture show for the label.  Facchinetti brings a new perspective to Valentino with her romantic approach to designing womenswear. She talks about the significance of being one of the few women heading major fashion houses in the male dominated field.