Giambattista Valli for Macys

If you are Stateside right now or are heading that way, it’s worth checking out Giambattista Valli’s collection for Macy’s Impulse range. Now this is a designer I thought we’d never see do a fusion and cheaper line (I also thought that about Karl Lagerfeld but he just annouced he’s doing one too and he has already designed for Macys!). Valli is known for flowing Oscar red Carpet style gowns which ooze femininity and sexiness; but digressing into more maintstream fashion is fashionable nowadays. I’m pointing my finger at the recession; it’s the easiest thing to blame for everything right now. Downside is that it the Macy’s online store does not ship to Ireland but you can always get someone to pick something up for you if you fancy a bit of Valli. Here are my favourites from the collection. Prices start around the $99 mark and all images are from

Giambattista Valli for Macy's