Star Studded Party by Valentino during Haute Couture Week

{YBA} The designer is pictured here with actress Jessica Alba, and was spotted on the front row of the Christian Dior, Chanel and Valentino haute couture shows.

Famous models who participated this show Jessica Alba, Gwyneth Paltrow, Blake Lively, Marc Jacobs and Elizabeth Hurley among the guests at Valentino’s fete champetre to launch his archives.

Valentino A/W 2010-2011 haute couture collection.

The couturier, Valentino Garavani, hosted a spectacular fête champêtre in the grounds of his 17th century Louis VIII chateau, Wildville to celebrate the launch of his archives. The designer is pictured here with actress Jessica Alba, who has been holidaying in Paris, and was spotted on the front row of the Christian Dior, Chanel  and Valentino  haute couture shows .

Fellow Hollywood starlet, and queen of the red carpet, Gwyneth Paltrow, also attended the celebrations.

Actress Claire Danes (pictured centre), who was spotted attending the Armani Privé show during Haute Couture Week, made the most of her time in the French capital to attend the party with partner Hugh Dancy.

Film veteran Jane Fonda strikes a pose in the company of the party’s host.

Brazilian model Jesus Luz, Madonna’s on-off boyfriend, later manned the decks for his stint as a DJ.

Russian model Natalia Vodianova was just one of the many beautiful people in attendance.

She was joined by Liz Hurley, who was wearing a Christian Dior Couture gown, and pictured catching up with Giancarlo Giammetti, Valentino’s lifelong business partner and friend.

British model Yasmin Le Bon, who partied with her husband Simon (left), and designer Marc Jacobs.

In a restored hay-barn sit Valentino’s archives, catalogued and displayed by Patrick Kinmonth.

The archive, a project by the Valentino Garavani Foundation, is expected to be completed next year and will be available to students.

A series of iPads showed Valentino’s draughtsmanship in motion, as his finger sketched designs on the screens.

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