Balenciaga : Shaping Fashion
The enigmatic Spanish couturier Cristobal Balenciaga (1895-1972) is a legendary figure in the history of twentieth-century fashion. His name is a byword for clothes executed to the highest standards and characterized by their sculptural quality, the deft manipulation of textiles and the dramatic use of colour.
Balenciaga:Shaping Fashion offers a thorough introduction to the couturier’s fashion philosophy, design and business practices, with particular reference to garments in the V&A collection. It places his extraordinary output in the context of his time and provides an overview of his lasting legacy.
*This catalogue is only available in English
- ISBN: 9781851779031
- Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum, London
- Dimensions:28 x 22.5 x 2 cm
- Weight: 1.5 lbs