Cristobal Balenciaga

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Spanish fashion designer known for his stark elegant designs (1895-1972)


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The auction also saw a 1964 dress designed by Cristobal Balenciaga for Elizabeth Taylor being auctioned off for 31,200 pounds.
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 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.
She was a perfectionist - she asked Cristobal Balenciaga to design her gardening clothes - with an eye for the just-so imperfection, be it a frayed antique chair or an overgrown garden path.
Included are fashion accessories, major collections of drawings and photographs, and the archives of iconic creators such as Elsa Schiaparelli, Madame Gres, Paul Poiret, Callot Soeurs, Madeleine Vionnet and Cristobal Balenciaga, and the emblematic works of great figures of couture such as Charles-Frederick Worth, Jacques Doucet, Jeanne Lanvin, Gabrielle Chanel, Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent.
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.
Summary: Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga, the son of a Basque fisherman who revolutionized women's fashions in the 1950s and 60s and adorned such icons as Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich, has been honored with a museum in his hometown.
Born in the Basque country of Spain, Cristobal Balenciaga (1918-1972) challenged and forever changed the fashion world with his visionary creations; but the many dimensions of his creativity go beyond the design of dresses.
It is believed the House of Balenciaga was founded by Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga might create the dress.
Bydd Nia hefyd yn cael blas ar waith dylunwyr eraill sydd dan ofal Eleri yn archifdy'r amgueddfa, gan gynnwys gwisgoedd gan Coco Chanel o'r 1930au, a Cristobal Balenciaga, a gafodd ei alw'n "feistr" gan Dior a Chanel.
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.