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17.9.09

Valentino, Valentino!

On Tuesday night I was a guest of Joy 94.9 fm's preview screening for Valentino: The Last Emperor.
Mark and I introduced the film and gave a short talk on the behind the scenes aspect of what goes into the production of Haute Couture. It was a little bit daunting standing up in front of a crowd, but as he reminded me, I blog and talk to plenty of people every day, I just use a different medium. Interesting point that may just fill another post!



So why am I telling about this fabulous film?!

Well, in conjunction with Hopscotch films I am very proud to present your chance to win one of 10 double passes to see the film, Australia wide.





All you have to do is leave a comment on this post and include the words, 'The Last Emperor.'
Comp closes Thursday September 24th, 5pm AEST.


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37 comments:

Original Sophie said...

This film looks amazing, I'd love to win tickets to see 'The Last Emperor'!
I'm in Tassie though so not sure if we are included...
Sophie x

Myra said...

Valentino's ability to establish red as a colour synonymous with his empire makes him 'The Last Emperor' in fashion.

E(ileen) said...

I wonder if the movie will be as visually stunning as "The (other) Last Emperor", although this dynasty will endure.

Miss Madeline said...

I'm terribly excited about "The Last Emperor" it looks like it will be a fantastic film!

Andria said...

Oh, Lady I am positive that your haute couture insights would have been a perfect companion to The Last Emperor!
andi xx

Lilac Stevens said...

The Last Emperor looks like an amazing film!

Miri said...

I really do want to see The Last Emperor. I love these sort of movies =)

Little Waltz said...

I've been waiting to watch The Last Emperor. I reckon it will be good!

angelaseeangelablog said...

Just trying my luck I'm probably going to see it anyway. Valentino just isn't the same without the man himself
'The Last Emperor.'

XXASAB

Lorna Lilo said...

I've always loved Valentino, he truly understood women and their love of glamour. I can see myself watching this movie with eyes jammed wide open, mouth agape in awe and a choc top slowly melting down the front of my blouse.

Ballarat Vintage Style said...

Valntino is of a dying breed. He is one of a few couturiers who pride themselves in the creation of gowns which make women look like they are the glamourous star of a classic Hollywood film. This is why he has earned himself the title of The Last Emperor.

Meagan said...

I'm very excited about seeing the film about "The Last Emperor". Most important question though, what does one wear to such an occasion?

Michelle said...

the last emperor is the maddest marketer of dreams

Rebecca said...

I'm with Meagan, and planning what I'll wear to "The Last Emperor". More importantly, what did you wear to the occasion?

Penelope said...

I really would like to see The Last Emperor to oogle Valentino's beautiful frocks! :D

janelle said...

Very Valentino - The Last Emperor, Tanned Genius, Petulant Primadonna, Harbinger of Beauty.

Lucinda said...

I would love to see this film. With Valentino bowing out, haute couture will never be the same again.

Bianca and Isabella said...

Crumpet girls love 'the last emperor'
xx

the crumpet girls

K said...

hey LM,

Would love to win tickets to the THE LAST EMPEROR.

Great blog BTW.... I am new to it, and have really enjoyed catching up on your posts.

Kelly said...

Oh I saw the ad for this before The September Issue!
It looks hilarious! Obviously not the point of the documentary - I think it'd be completely fascinating! But I think including his partner and alot of the creative process into the film will create some really honest, funny moments. Can't wait.
So yes - i'd love to see Valentino 'The Last Emporor'
Xx

Joolz said...

Hello Lady,
The Last Emperor is such a perfect title for Valentino. As a youngster, Valentino Garavani, the Italian-born, Paris-trained designer idolized the goddesses of the silver screen, and he has dressed them ever since. Who dreams on that scale, who creates breath-taking hand-stitched haute couture nowadays? His story is one of rare talent, and I for one can't wait to see it!

Jess said...

I am a fan... The last emperor!

Sharon said...

A great tribute to a great designer. I'd like to witness whether the film "The Last Emperor" lives up to his legacy.

*crosses fingers for good luck*

=)

Jamima Wu said...

Fash docs have become the new black. If Valentino is 'the last emperor' then Anna Wintour is 'the last empress'.

Dream Swept said...

'The Last Emperor' looks like an amazing film! Valentino is amazing!

Blau von T said...

i really want to wear a red valentino dress on my wedding day

hapless said...

I recently watched the fabulous Lagerfeld Confidential, a candid look at the man behind the eccentric behind the designer. Needless to say, now I am eagerly looking forward to The Last Emperor, to at least see how it compares.

Cheryl Lynn said...

I'm sure you were your usual wonderful self. I cannot wait to see this film, I'm so looking forward to the experience.

I love receiving your Happy Friday email every week. It's very refreshing.

Have a wonderful weekend, my Lady!

Melissa said...

I absolutely loved this film. He truly is the last emperor of haute couture. His "creations" are truly exquisite! I would love to see it again!

Chloe said...

The Last Emperor looks so interesting. Even my Dad wants to see it!

josephine said...

this was such a brilliant movie! to anyone who doesn't win tickets, you must go see it anyway. you must! it will warm your heart :)

petapledger said...

'The Last Emperor' - I would Love to win tickets!!

Lady Melbourne said...

Amazing answers guys, keep them coming!
LM
x

Fashion Tidbits said...

I've just seen "The September Issue" and I thought it was fantastic watching Anna Wintour work it! I'd love to see "The Last Emperor" and see Valentino in his prime.

wendeelee said...

Yet another 'The Last Emperor' movie but in our lifetime in another kind of light. I would love to watch it!

Elizabeth said...

I love this blog, and would really like to see 'The Last Emperor' pretty please.

fashionedit said...

Congrats on your talk - brave girl! I CAN NOT wait to see 'The Last Emperor', I love the preview where his partner tells him that he may be a little too orange - classic!