There’s always an influential collection every season that defines the look of the moment. It’s the one that’s easy to rock and looks good on everybody no matter the style. That clearly belonged to Valentino this season. Without a doubt, their collection contained the most staple pieces that should be in everyone’s summer wardrobe. Valentino served up dozens of looks for spring. An abundance of wearable yet standout pieces made their way down the runway. One after another, the pieces were feminine and glamourous, yet creative and mysterious. Looks spanned the range from floral and junglesque to structured, colorful, and all-white looks.
The stars of the show where the structured all-white shirt dresses with exaggerated sleeves. Another favorite was the flowy colorful versions, an interesting and girly twist on the maxi dress. Colorful palettes are sorbet and beautiful in a wide range of desirable colors. Although we would all love to be able to afford the original pieces, there is no reason your wardrobe should suffer!!! So here are some Valentino Inspired Runway pieces from Zaras that allow you to look runway chic on a budget. These are colorful basics and staple wardrobe pieces that every girl should have in her closet this season.
Valentino sent a plethora of structured dresses with ruffled detailed shoulders down the runway this season. The looks were mostly white. However, Zara produced a wide range of options in this silhouette ranging from denim to all-white looks.
All White Looks
There is nothing more crisp and clean for summer than wearing all white. At Valentino, the minimalistic chic style was elegant and effortless. The collection showcased this timeless neutral in creative designs. Zara carries a variety of choices in this seasonal summer classic. A must-have in your closet is now the “little white dress”. To recreate the couture style from Valentino, add gold jewelry and your look is runway ready.
Tiered Maxi Dress
A recurring theme on Valentino’s catwalk was the tiered maxi dress. Multiple layers of fabric flowed in this wardrobe staple. While maxis have been around for a while, this is a new refreshing spin on the long silhouette. Zara features several items available in stunning colors that pull inspiration from the designers’ trending color palette.
Valentino delighted us with a visually stimulating color palette that is eye-popping and made a statement. Bold neons and shades of sorbet were seen in dramatic tones. Zara has captured these hues in an array of styles to wear the bright colors of the season.
Glamour is synonymous with Valentino and their latest collection provided touches of soft sophistication the fashion house is known for. The composition of design details like the use of lace, pleating, and sheer fabrics were defined in their pieces. Zara is offering similar finds with these flirty elements in their styles like the slip dress among others inspired by the girly accents.