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!

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ITO

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.

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JOLLY

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!

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BLUE, BONO & ROXY

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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?

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PUGGER DOODLE

PUGGER DOODLE

Though completely incognito, runner-up Pugger Doodle caught the eye of Valentino, who owns six precious pugs himself!

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QUEEN VICTORIA

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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.

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ROONEY

ROONEY

Looking every bit the Ivy League prepster, Rooney reads the latest financial news before heading to work – presumably on Wall Street.

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GRACIE

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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.

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MOCHI

MOCHI

From tip to tail, pup Mochi is every bit the geisha. Even her hair is done to perfection!

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ILY

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Like a rose amongst thorns, Ily pops out from a get-up of interwoven neutral fabrics.

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PENCE

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Can you see me now? Couch potato Pence keeps an eye on the television while staying warm and cozy in a knit sweater.

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VIC MACKEY, JOHNNY ROTTEN, JEFF BARKLEY & ELVIS PUGSLEY

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.

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BELLA

BELLA

This pup lives up to her beautiful name, sitting sweetly for cameras in her finest party dress. Check out that sparkling bling!

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