1992 : September: "Valentino: Thirty Years of Magic" moves to New York, with a gala evening at the Seventh Regiment Armory. Plè°©cido Domingo, Bette Midler, and Aretha Franklin belt out "Happy Anniversary to You," and Valentino-clad models Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, and Claudia Schiffer receive citations for their contributions to AIDS-related charities, which benefit from the event. The show reportedly draws 70,000 visitors during just two weeks.

2011 : February: Oscars host Anne Hathaway wears a red Valentino column with rosette-studded, tiered bustle. Brit ingenue Emma Watson wears ivory lace Valentino to the BAFTA Awards. Valentino Silk, a collection of scarves, launched. April: Britain's Princess Beatrice wears a blush-colored coatdress by Valentino to Westminster Abbey, where her cousin, Prince William, weds Catherine Middleton. Chiuri and Piccioli make their Hong Kong debut. May: Valentino escorts model Natalia Vodianova to the Met ball. She wears the designer's fall 2007 black crepe dress with ostrich-plume detailing. September: The Costume Council of the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology honors Valentino with an award for artistry.