Balenciaga: The Master of Teachers


To speak of Cristóbal Balenciaga is to speak of the best designer in history, of one of the most prominent and influential fashion creators of the 20th century, of a world reference. Author of many contributions to the world of haute couture, but three marked a before and after: the enhancement of parts of the woman’s body beyond the canonical trio (chest-waist-hips); the conquest of space around the body, which provided unprecedented silhouettes, and the ability to reinterpret, from a modern taste, historical clothing. As Christian Dior said, “he is the conductor of the orchestra and we are the musicians who follow the direction that he sets us.” Hubert de Givenchy, another of his admirers … See More

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