Valentino Creates Disappearing Camouflage Collection
Artist Liu Bolin stages live art performance in Milan to celebrate S/S 2013 men's line.
Valentino‘s new camouflage men’s collection was launched in an innovative way this January, with Chinese artist Liu Bolin creating one of his original art pieces live.
Bolin is know for painting himself into urban surroundings: he has hidden himself in front of graffiti-covered walls, advertisement billboards and the produce aisle of a grocery store. His work was perfect for the collection, which reinvents the camouflage print onto clothing, shoes and small leather accessories.
The artist was painted to blend in with the wall of mannequins dressed in the collection at the Italian luxury brand’s store in Milan. Speaking about the collaboration, Bolin said: