Cristobal Balenciaga


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Noun1.Cristobal Balenciaga - Spanish fashion designer known for his stark elegant designs (1895-1972)
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He considered Spanish couturier Cristobal Balenciaga a friend and mentor and he dressed Hollywood actresses Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn, and Jacqueline Kennedy to name a few.
Fascinated by Spanish-born Cristobal Balenciaga, who was at that time the dean of Paris designers, Givenchypresented himself and his sketchbook at Balenciaga's door, only to be turned away with a curt ""Mr Balenciaga sees no one".
Day-Lewis, who is known for thoroughly immersing himself in a character before setting foot on set (he built canoes while preparing for The Last of the Mohicans ), apprenticed for nearly a year under Marc Happel, costume director of New York City Ballet, to transform himself into Reynolds - a control freak with a monomaniacal zeal for dressmaking largely based on real-life fashion forefather Cristobal Balenciaga.
The period coincided with the era of Pierre Balmain, Christian Dior and Cristobal Balenciaga of European couture.
Many stories are told of Cristobal Balenciaga, the mid 20th-century Spanish couturier currently the subject of an exhibition at London's Victoria and Albert Museum ('Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion', until 18 February 2018).
30pm Private view for the new exhibition examining the work and legacy of Spanish couturier, Cristobal Balenciaga at London's Victoria & Albert Museum.
Al dia siguiente de haber asistido al desfile de Roberto Torretta que se celebro en el Museo Cristobal Balenciaga de Guetaria (Guipuzcoa) donde el disenador presento su coleccion otono-invierno, Mar regreso a Madrid, donde tiene establecida su residencia, en la que fue la casa familiar con sus hijos, que quedaran bajo su custodia.
Mannequins are dressed in early designs of Christian Dior (Summer Dress, 1963), Maison Jean Patou (Concorde dress, original costume 1976) and Cristobal Balenciaga (Winter suit, 1969).
His designs were the embodiment of a richness that comes from decades of experience with couture," says Daman of de la Renta, who honed his skills in the studios of Cristobal Balenciaga in Spain, Lanvin in Paris and Elizabeth Arden in New York before launching his own label in 1965.
There he discovered his talent for designing and joined Cristobal Balenciaga as an apprentice.
Structured black and white lines were essential in honoring the signature design element treasured by Cristobal Balenciaga, but also in creating the timeless stand-out look of the fragrance package.
The Cristobal Balenciaga Museoa in Spain is dedicated to preserving the great designer's legacy.