Models and actresses were invited to ball in Rome’s Villa Borghese park with Valentino’s design. It was the first time in 17 years that 75-year-old Italian, Valentino has opted to show his new collection in Rome rather than Paris.

That was the anniversary celebrations for Valentino’s 45 years in fashion’s dinner and ball. 700 people were reportedly invited to the event, with beautiful celebrities showing up in his gown in blacks, whites, pastels and Valentino’s signature red.