Collection: Balenciaga

The avant-garde always
Cristobal Balenciaga created the house of the same name in 1917, when he was only 22 years old.
The Civil War, which raged in his native country, the Force to go abroad. Ihe emigrated first to London, then to Paris, where his creations quickly became unavoidable.
He created the Tonneau line in 1947, launched the semi-fitted tailor in the 1950s, during which time he played with cuts and experimented with volumes. The style is uncluttered, sometimes austere, but still reflects the great technical mastery of what Christian Dior called "our master to all", while Hubert de Givenchy called him "the architect of great couture". Its reputation preceded it until its demise in 1973, after which the Balenciaga house experienced a period of lows.
Josephus Thimister became artistic director in 1991 and modernized its image, before being replaced by Nicolas Ghesquière in 1997. With its more modern lines, thee French brings a futuristic touchand restores the house to its titles of nobility. Alexander Wang replaced him in 2012, and returned to basics before being replaced in October 2015 by Demna Gvasalia.
The young Georgian designer, a graduate of the Antwerp Fine Arts and a former chez Maison Margiela, brings a certain sense of irony and a touch of irreverence, characteristic of the spirit of the Clothing collective of which he is the figurehead, while paying tribute to the history of the house.

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