Valentino celebrates its second edition of Valentino Vintage, a second-hand initiative celebrating Valentino’s cultural exchange with local communities.
Launched in 2021, Valentino Vintage invited its global community to exchange preloved Valentino pieces with an option to buy new pieces at select stores. The initiative can now be experienced in cities around the globe, including Milan, Paris, London, Los Angeles, New York, Seoul, and Tokyo.
Valentino Vintage 2023
Beginning April 18th, 2023, Valentino will take over several beloved vintage stores in cities across the globe. Also announced, the maximum allowable number of garments to be exchanged will increase from one to three. Discover the following Valentino Vintage shops and identities around the world.
Madame Pauline in Milan offers a new idea of vintage based on an eccentric and strong personality. The store conjures images of a sitting room in a mid-20th-century apartment, creating the perfect setting for a unique, timeless discovery.
The Plaisir Palace
The Plaisir Palace in Paris is situated in the heart of the fashion hub Marais. The choice of the owner and former art collector Didier Barroso is daringly colorful and infused with distinctive sophistication and elegance.
Rellik in London has been a must-visit for fashionistas, stylists, and celebrities since it opened in 1999. Their eccentric and experimental selection contains pieces from the 60s – full of gems that will last a lifetime.
Recess in Los Angeles is known for its playful and fun selection, ranging from couture gowns to unique band t-shirts, even extending into interior design. Curated by Marie Monsod, this treasure trove is a favorite of designers, costume enthusiasts, and fashion insiders.
The Vintage Dress
The Vintage Dress in Tokyo has a gallery-style approach, with items dating back a century. Longevity is key in this store, which assures the lifespan of garments with a special department for alteration and repair.
Janemarch Maison in Seoul is a favorite of fashion experts and trendy young shoppers. Curated by lifestyle creative director Jung Jae Ok, the store is known for its timeless and tasteful identity, set in a French-style boutique in the lively Seongsu-dong neighborhood.
New York Vintage
New York Vintage, located at the heart of New York City’s fashion district, is a Mecca for all vintage fashion aficionados, with a collection containing over a century and a half old pieces. Founded in 1999 by Shannon Hoey, the store is a favorite of fashion, media, film professionals, and celebrities, including Michelle Obama and Rihanna.