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Synonyms for Balenciaga

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

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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.
Although each designer is allocated one of the two separate floors on which the exhibition is displayed, the last outfits created by Balenciaga before he retired in 1968 appear in Ghesquiere's space.
now brings to the USA a manufacturer with a history of custom designs for such famous names as Givenchy, Lancaster, Yves Rocher, Jill Sander, Guerlain, Clarins, Rochas, Balenciaga and Nina Ricci, to name a few.
Disney doubles as a civic monument, that should--like the Guggenheim, or the Sydney Opera House--become a symbol of the city, and its sleek curved planes of stainless steel are folded and composed with the mastery of a vintage Balenciaga gown.
Balenciaga used Art Nouveau prints in its spring collection while several textiles lines have opted for designs with sensuous curves over straight lines.
If all a gal needs, as the great designer Balenciaga once said, was to carry our perfume and a key about our persons, why do we tote such huge trunks of rubbish with us wherever we go?
The Queen's costumes consist of an array of midcalf dresses styled with a 1950s Balenciaga feel.
Among them, distributors (Mercury, Bosco di Ciliegi, Podium, Crocus Group, Landau Fashion Group), boutiques (Prada, Dolce&Gabbana, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, YSL, Balenciaga, Jil Sander, Burberry), flagman shops (LVMH, Christian Dior Group, Chanel).
The exclusive fundraiser was attended by the greatest fashion houses in the world including Balenciaga, Chanel, Chloe, Dior, Gucci and Saint Laurent.
Wang, who is the creative director of Balenciaga plus the creative director of his eponymous label, follows in the path of major fashion industry names like Karl Lagerfeld, Stella McCartney, Donatella Versace, Alber Elbaz of Lanvin and Isabel Marant, who have all teamed up with H&M.
Washington, Jan 14 ( ANI ): Kerry Washington, who showed off her baby bump in a Balenciaga gown on the red carpet at the Golden Globes, is keeping the sex of her unborn baby a surprise.
Twilight" actress and Robert Pattinson's ex girlfriend Kristen Stewart stripped down and posed topless in the latest Balenciaga Rosabotanica Ad.
Florabotanica Balenciaga Paris and DOT Marc Jacobs Among the Award Winners, Continuing the Company's Recent Streak of Industry Awards that Underscore Its Innovation and Creativity
FASHION house Balenciaga have invited fans to have a web chat with Kristen Stewart about the new fragrance Florabotanica.
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.