The Last Emperor' at the Venice film festival.
The documentary charts the life of Valentino, one of fashion's most iconic designers, through the last two years of his working life from 2005 until 2007 when he retired.
Director Matt Tyrnauer, a correspondent for Vanity Fair magazine, shot over 250 hours of footage of Valentino and his long time business partner and companion Giancarlo Giammetti to craft a film that looks not only at the end of Valentino's career, but his talent as a designer, his relationship with Giametti and the fashion industry as a whole.
Friends and fans a like, including Diane Kruger (pictured), Charlize Theron, Claire Danes, Elizabeth Hurley and Eva Herzagovina joined Valentino and Giametti on the red carpet for the premier last night. Click here now to see what they wore.
By Laurelle Gilbert
Posted: 29 August 2008More