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Balenciaga - shaping fashion

Balenciaga’s approach to fashion relied less on sketching designs first but rather building the item of dress, starting with the characteristics of the fabric. This fabric-driven approach led to unique designs and influenced some of the world’s foremost fashion designers, including Oscar de la Renta, Emanuel Ungaro and Hubert de Givenchy. 351 more words


“ Chanel has very little taste, all of it good. Schiaparelli has lots of taste, all of it bad.”

-Cristóbal Balenciaga

Century old style

2017 is a hell of a year for the Balenciaga fashion house and the late Cristobal Balenciaga. 100 years of haute couture and the 80th anniversary of his first Paris fashion house all topped off with the brands first exhibition in the UK as the glossy fashion cherry atop a pretty marvelous milestone sundae. 472 more words


Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion Exhibition at the V&A.

Hi everybody,

The V&A in London has had several exhibitions on fashion and fashion designers recently and I was able to go to their latest show. 261 more words

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion

I didn’t know a great deal about Cristóbal Balenciaga and his work before I visited the Victoria and Albert’s acclaimed exhibition. Of course I knew the name but I was unaware of the vast influence his exquisite craftsmanship and innovative designs have had on fashion. 190 more words


Balenciaga, orquestando la alta costura

by S P O T T E D

“Un buen modisto debe ser arquitecto para el diseño, escultor para la forma, pintor para el color, músico para la armonía y filósofo para la medida.” Así describía… 251 more words


Le vêtement était sa religion

What would Paris be without an exhibit dedicated to fashion? This one is quite unusual; the fashion museum, the Palais Galliera, is presenting Balenciaga: L’Oeuvre au noir at the… 144 more words