Wednesday, May 09, 2007
I'm having a bit of a problem with designer Giambattista Valli taking up with commercial starlet Mischa Barton as his current muse. With corporate collaborators like Keds and Bebe, isn't Mischa used goods? I was particularly surprised to see the OC-expat on the red carpet arm in arm with the somber designer at the Costume Institute Gala, and even more underwhelmed to see the twosome at a post-work cocktail last night.
In my humble opinion (which does not mean much), Mr. Valli's work merits much more of a sophisticated, interesting girl who can work his nearly perfect frocks.
Final Word: Even the Olsen twins (pictured here) are not a perfect marriage for Mr. Valli, but at least they seem to be of the same mind as the the beautiful yet dark designer. Regardless, this designer needs a face, stat. Any thoughts as to who would be the best match?