Valentino multicolored belt. Python. Gold -tone embellishment. Hook fastening. Python: Vietnam. Made in Italy Iconic Italian fashion house Valentino was founded in 1960 by Valentino Garavani and his business partner Giancarlo Giammetti. Now under the creative direction of Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, the brand is adored for its Rockstud handbags and couture-like dresses and gowns.