Take a tour of the one and only Valentino Garavani's stunning designer home.
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Chateau de Fabulous
You probably know Valentino Garavani for his breathtaking red-carpet gowns, but he's also a skilled decorator and born entertainer (our own Kevin Sharkey recalls standing in line at one of his parties between Roman Polanski and Princess Caroline of Monaco!). Read Kevin's full review of "Valentino: At the Emperor's Table," and take a tour of his stunning home.
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Put a Bing on It
The only thing more sumptuous than this gilded cherry painting? The cake stands piled high with real cherries that Valentino is known to serve at parties.
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French Country Vibes
A toile print in a classic cornflower blue is always a good idea.
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Swan of a Kind
Valentino's more-is-more approach to entertaining shines through in his decorating.
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Oh, you didn't know black jellybeans could be an accessory? Well, now you do.
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The Ultimate Bon Vivant
Valentino has perfected the art of easy country glamour.
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When this is your salt shaker, you know your table is playing in the big leagues.
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Taste the Rainbow
Exquisite presentation makes fresh food even more appetizing.