Valentino a Madoff Victim?

Okay, Madoff. Now it's personal. The Evening Standard is reporting that Bernie Madoff defrauded Valentino of a "significant amount of cash." The paper cited anonymous sources, and WWD reports that a Valentino spokeswoman declined to comment on Vava's personal life. Still, it's not unlikely news — Madoff's known fashion victims already include the Vittadinis, Nine West founder Jerome Fisher, and 86-year-old L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt.

Meanwhile, Saville Row tailor Kilgour confirmed Madoff as a client. According to WWD, Madoff bought suits there for the past 30 years, always in gray and in a variety of fabrics. He reportedly always paid his bills on time. Well then. How about that.

Oh no! Bernie's made off with my cash too… [Evening Standard]

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Filed Under: bernie madoff, crimes of fashion, kilgour, valentino

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