People.com Lifestyle Pets Valentino's Picks: The Most Fashionable Pugs The pug-loving designer (he has 6!) names 20 to his most stylish list in a contest in conjunction with the release of his documentary Valentino: The Last Emperor. Here are our favorite shots! By Kate Hogan Kate Hogan Instagram Twitter Kate Hogan is Director of Digital Specials and Features at PEOPLE. In her 14 years at the brand, she has covered everything from pets and babies to style and Sexiest Man Alive, interviewing celebrities including Céline Dion, Carrie Underwood, Jennifer Hudson and Chris Evans. Currently, she oversees the creation of photo galleries that complement breaking news and major PEOPLE moments like The Beautiful Issue and 100 Reasons to Love America. She has offered expert celebrity commentary on Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. Before joining PEOPLE in 2008, Kate was an editorial assistant at Morris Visitor Publications. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor's degree in journalism and mass communication and resides outside of Chicago with her husband and three kids. People Editorial Guidelines Published on May 7, 2009 01:05 AM Share Tweet Pin Email 01 of 12 ITO Dressed as Vogue editrix Anna Wintour, Ito Montgomery Aldridge-Lungren beat out 475 other pups to be named “most fashionable” by designer Valentino himself! The soon-to-be-5-year-old pug lives in San Francisco with his parents and little sis, Evie Irene. 02 of 12 JOLLY Posing prettily on a pug-sized chair, second-place winner Jolly, of Hampton, N.H., wears a figure-flattering toile de Jouy dress designed just for her. Now that’s canine couture! 03 of 12 BLUE, BONO & ROXY This trio of Rohnert Park, Calif., natives look ready for a day on the slopes. Perhaps Valentino will invite the third-place winners to his ultra-luxe home in Gstaad next winter? 04 of 12 PUGGER DOODLE Though completely incognito, runner-up Pugger Doodle caught the eye of Valentino, who owns six precious pugs himself! 05 of 12 QUEEN VICTORIA A queen must have her jewels! Prima donna pug Queen Victoria surveys her sparkling gems while preparing to dress for her loyal subjects, er, people. 06 of 12 ROONEY Looking every bit the Ivy League prepster, Rooney reads the latest financial news before heading to work – presumably on Wall Street. 07 of 12 GRACIE Taking a page from the style book of Jackie O, Gracie lives up to her name in a delicate pink-and-pearl hat and matching jacket. 08 of 12 MOCHI From tip to tail, pup Mochi is every bit the geisha. Even her hair is done to perfection! 09 of 12 ILY Like a rose amongst thorns, Ily pops out from a get-up of interwoven neutral fabrics. 10 of 12 PENCE Can you see me now? Couch potato Pence keeps an eye on the television while staying warm and cozy in a knit sweater. 11 of 12 VIC MACKEY, JOHNNY ROTTEN, JEFF BARKLEY & ELVIS PUGSLEY Sporting their boarding school best, this fab foursome takes a break from studies to goof around on a park bench. 12 of 12 BELLA This pup lives up to her beautiful name, sitting sweetly for cameras in her finest party dress. Check out that sparkling bling! Want more? Check out our gallery of Most Beautiful Adopted Pets!