Blanco, an Italian rapper and singer is the face of Valentino’s men’s fall-winter 2022 campaign. Blanco slips into Valentino’s “After Club” collection, giving his particular personality to the season, fresh off of representing Italy for Eurovision 2022 alongside Mahmood. For the occasion, Blanco takes to the streets of Shoreditch, London, highlighting Valentino’s ongoing celebration of individuality.
Valentino Fall/Winter 2022 Campaign
For fall-winter 2022, Michael Bailey-Gates reteams with Valentino to photograph rapper Blanco for the Italian fashion brand. Bailey-Gates focuses on Blanco, using him as the focal point for a series of dynamic portraits. Blanco is at ease in front of the camera and portrays the Valentino man as a lively, confident, and self-assured figure.
Joe McKenna styles Blanco for Valentino’s fall-winter 2022 campaign. McKenna outfits the 19-year-old artist in a sheer top and an open shirt that reveals his tattoos, giving the ad a young feel. Meanwhile, touches as simple as incorporating both leather loafers and combat boots showcase Valentino’s versatile man.