Balenciaga Today The Balenciaga house is now owned by the The GUCCI group a company of the French multinational company PPR, and its womenswear and menswear is headed by Nicolas Ghesquière. whom to this day still takes fragments of ideas from the Houses achieves to show the true Balenciaga spirit. Not only has he turned the flailing house back into a dominant force in the retail world, but he has the fashion world at the edge of there seats, anxious to see more of his avant-garde…
The History and Future of the Couture Bride
The History and Future of the Couture Bride: Balenciaga's 1968 bridal couture gown. It's unclear if it was shown on the runway (note the fisherman hat inspired by Cristobal Balenciaga's father, which Ghesquiere reprised for spring 2012.