Cri·stó·bal [kri-stoh-buhl; Spanish kree-staw-bahl], /krɪˈstoʊ bəl; Spanish kriˈstɔ βɑl/, 1895–1972, French fashion designer, born in Spain.
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How to use Balenciaga in a sentence
Read More On OZYAt CES 2021, the future of fashion events was front and center in discussions between industry leaders, including Moschino Creative Director Jeremy Scott and Balenciaga CEO Cédric Charbit.
The internet is abuzz over Balenciaga’s latest collaboration with Crocs, a high-heeled version of Crocs’s signature lumpy foam clog.Balenciaga’s stiletto Crocs are dumb footwear but great marketing | Marc Bain | June 9, 2021 | Quartz
Balenciaga, after all, is a Paris-based luxury company, presumably in the business of selling beautiful, exquisitely crafted goods.Balenciaga’s stiletto Crocs are dumb footwear but great marketing | Marc Bain | June 9, 2021 | Quartz
One recent example of this trend occurred last summer when designer Tra My Nguyen took to Instagram to accuse Balenciaga of appropriating her work.
Crocs also partnered with Balenciaga on an $850 platform clog, KFC on a $60 fried-chicken-print shoe with drumstick charms, and Disney-Pixar for a $50 homage to the “Cars” films that lights up.
In 1956, Balenciaga and Givenchy banned the press from viewing their collections for a month to prevent counterfeiting.
The Balenciaga was from the 60s and [Elizabeth] Taylor wore it for dinner at the Lido with Richard Burton.
“I paid $10,000 for a Balenciaga [sari dress],” Sorokko says.
Alexander Wang is quite the accomplished 30-year old, holding the reins at both his namesake line and Balenciaga.
Full disclosure: I missed the Balenciaga show this morning — the hottest ticket of the season, no less.
British Dictionary definitions for Balenciaga
Cristobal (krisˈtoβal). 1895–1972, Spanish couturier
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