VALENTINO opens a pop-up for its “Rockstud Collection” at the event space of IDOL Tokyo in Minami-Aoyama. Until Sept 14.

The 2013-14 AW capsule collection dubbed “NOIR” and “ROUGE” are lined-up, and the space is decorated as fit in colors of black and red. The visuals were photographed by Terry Richardson. NOIR, launched last year, lines-up bags made of leopard patterned baby calf leather. ROUGE, launched this season, lines-up accessories adorned with lacquered studs finished off with a glossy touch.

On Sept 6, an opening party for the event was held. The gorgeous line-up of guests included- Kiko Mizuhara, Mari Natsuki, Kozue Akimoto, and Anna Tsuchiya, along with leaders of the fashion industry such as Kaori Tsukamoto of Elle Japon, Ako Tanaka of Numero Tokyo and Akiko Mori of Harper’s Bazaar Japan. Artist Audrey Fondecave as DJ livened up the party.