An elegance filled season lies ahead of us. The variety of ultra sophisticated outfits worth drawing inspiration from expands constantly and the newest hot additions to the list are undoubtedly the gorgeous ensembles put together by Valentino. The fall/winter 2012 ad campaign by the label takes us into a world filled with luxury where refinement is the dominant characteristic.

Deborah Turbeville captures an opulent display of romantic vibes and a magnetic polished allure that blends with occasional modern vibes. In the words of creative director Maria Grazia Chiuri: “Deborah captures her models emphasizing the values of the Valentino women exquisitely. They’re sophisticated, romantic and dreamy, but with a dark modern edge.”

It’s pretty much an expectation from the brand to find exciting ways to highlight femininity and the label doesn’t disappoint. A lot of intricate details, a careful set of well placed focal points, a tasteful yet seductive set of dresses and perfectly defined proportions are some of the biggest eye-catchers in the collection. Simple and alluring or complex and memorable, the looks are all destined to amaze. Monochrome outfits are stepping back into the spotlight with an increased sense of appeal.

With models Frida Gustavsson, Jac Jagaciak and Caroline Brasch Nielsen presenting the outfits, the visual interest is ensured. However, once we take the focus off the complex textural patterns and the delicate sequines, we begin to notice the fab alternatives that the label has prepared for us in the upcoming season. The choices are undoubtedly classy and alluring yet they have a more practical approach that makes them instantly covetable.

From practical handbags to gorgeous eye-wear, the options are definitely tailored to create that fab allure we crave. The hair-styling alternatives presented are also extremely interesting and worth replicating if you’re into elegant options which also have a practical side. Either way, the options for creating an elegant look are certainly well diversified in the next months.

Photo courtesy of Valentino