Valentino confirmed departure of Maria Grazia Chiuri
Valentino has confirmed the departure of Maria Grazia Chiuri, appointing Pierpaolo Piccioli the brand’s sole creative director. Chiuri is widely thought to be joining Dior, which is expected to issue a statement soon ending months of speculation after the sudden departure of Raf Simons. Together, Chiuri and Piccioli transformed Valentino, instilling new creative energy and rocketing the Italian fashion house back to the forefront of fashion and under the pair’s leadership sales have flourished! The news marks yet another change at the top of a major fashion house!