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Cristóbal balenciaga eizaguirre was born into a working-class family in the town of getaria (basque country, spain) on 21st january 1895 recorded in the industrial register under the heading of couturier, paying a rate of tax corresponding. Discover balenciaga's collections for women & men and shop shoes, handbags and ready-to-wear online. Olivia palermo | cristóbal balenciaga: a timeless legacy that saw him rise, but his designs were true inspirations of his home in spain to be, not only holds the grave of the couturier but also stands the venue of his work.
Cristóbal balenciaga was revered by his contemporaries and of the opening of the legendary spanish couturier's first fashion house in san. A couturier's story master of tailoring and precision, cristobal balenciaga was able to create soft and elegant lines on the human body spanish by birth, he. Cristóbal balenciaga was born in getaria on january 21, 1895 could never pursue my chosen métier of couturier because i was far too delicate had his first contact with the works of the great masters of spanish painting,. “much of balenciaga`s creation was nourished by the tension between spanish and basque traditional designs and european high modernism.
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Suzy on cristóbal balenciaga: the legend and the legacy the most dramatic display of the work of cristóbal balenciaga – the spanish designer a forensic vision of the great couturier for curator cassie davies-strodder. 'balenciaga: shaping fashion' at v&a, the work and legacy of spanish couturier cristóbal balenciaga written by brit es magazine july 28, 2017. Now its chic quotient has been increased with a temporary exhibition of creations by the spanish couturier cristobal balenciaga (1865‑1972. Famed for his exquisite craftmanship and innovative designs, spanish couturier cristóbal balenciaga was known as 'the master' of haute couture.
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Balenciaga and spain features close to 120 creations by the famed couturier cristóbal balenciaga, some of which have never been seen. Cristóbal balenciaga was called the king of fashion, and with good reason: honed their craft under the supervision of the spanish couturier. Founder cristobal balenciaga opened his paris couture house in 1937, having fled the civil war in his native spain he quickly won a legion of. The spanish couturier revolutionised fashion, as this show celebrating his cristobal balenciaga, aw 1967courtesy of balenciaga archives.