May I introduce you to Leonardo Valentini?! He has recently acquired his MA in Collection Design from Polimoda, in Florence, Italy. Photography by Marco Barbaro. Model is Luca Lombardi. make-up by Cristina Bouk. “I’m a Fashion Designer, i worked for like a creative director assistant for a luxury brand called Gabriele Fiorucci Bucciarelli and now i’m looking for job. These pictures are part of the final collection for Polimoda. The name of the collection in Polemeros.”
POLEMEROS: STARTING FROM THE TITLE THAT PUTS THE OXYMORON OF WAR AND LOVE TOGETHER, THE COLLECTION BEGINS BY FINDING INSPIRATION FROM THE BALL ROOMS OF THE AMERICAN QUARTERS, WHERE SOCIETY FIND IT IN THEIER HEART TO ACCEPT THOSE WHO ARE GENERALLY LEFT ON THE MARGINS.TRYING TO CONSTANTLY DISCOVER HIMSELF, MY MAN IS LOCATED INSIDE A DOUBT ABOUT HIS SEXUALITY AND ITS SENSUALITY, AS AN HERMAPHRODITIVE AFFAIR.VOGUING HELPS YOU TO EXPRESS IT, IN THE MOST DIFFERENT FORMS. SOCIETY PUSHES MAN NOT TO BELIEVE MORE IN LOVE, BUT TO BELIEVE ONLY HIMSELF.HIDING THE WEAKNESSES OF LOVE. BECOMING THE ONE THAT WOULD NOT LIKE TO BE. PROTECTED BY PAIN. WHEN HE TOUCHES SOMETHING IT TRANSFORMS TO GOLD UNTIL THE BEAUTY EQUIPMENT TURNS INTO NIGHTMARE. IT IS ALWAYS LOOKING TO BE COMPLETED, AS IN THE PLATO SYMPOSIUM.AS IS IN THE CAGE; PROTECTED BUT HIDDEN, LOOKING FOR THE ONE WHO HAS THE KEY TO OPEN THE CAGE.