Cristobal Balenciaga


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Noun1.Cristobal Balenciaga - Spanish fashion designer known for his stark elegant designs (1895-1972)
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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).
th] century, when it became a forum for gifted designers, such as Cristobal Balenciaga, Coco Chanel and Paul Poiret, to showcase their work.
There he discovered his talent for designing and joined Cristobal Balenciaga as an apprentice.
He left to study in Spain during the Franco era at the age of 18 and learned his craft working for designer Cristobal Balenciaga.
De la Renta was born to a prominent family in the Dominican Republic and went to Spain to study art, but was drawn to fashion and started working alongside Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga.
The Cristobal Balenciaga Museoa in Spain is dedicated to preserving the great designer's legacy.
Double Oscar-winner Taylor wore the famous one-shoulder gold brocade Sari gown, designed by Cristobal Balenciaga, with the Port Talbot-born actor at the New Review Lido premiere in Paris, in December 1964.
The auction also saw a 1964 dress designed by Cristobal Balenciaga for Elizabeth Taylor being auctioned off for 31,200 pounds.
Founded by Cristobal Balenciaga in 1918, Balenciaga has become, under the creative direction of Nicolas GhesquiE re, a very influential player of the fashion scene.
Although purportedly dedicated to the Spanish-born couturier Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972), 'Balenciaga Paris' is in fact divided between him and his successor Nicolas Ghesquiere, director of the Balenciaga couture house since 1997, and also the exhibition's curator.
The sought-after designers going under the hammer at the moment include not just Halston, but Yves St Laurent, Cristobal Balenciaga, early Christian Dior and Chanel, Madeline Vionnet, Paul Pioret, Elsa Schiaparelli and Mariano Fortuny.
Coco Chanel, Christian Dior and Cristobal Balenciaga died a long time ago, leaving Saint Laurent to continue the old-style fashion tradition of showing well-cut clothes.