From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani (born 11 May 1932), best known as Valentino, is an Italian fashion designer and founder of the Valentino SpA brand and company. His main lines were Valentino, Valentino Garavani, Valentino Roma, and R.E.D. Valentino. Description above from the Wikipedia article Valentino Garavani, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.