The house of Balenciaga plans to stage its next runway show a long way from any catwalk. Instead of a runway, creative director Demna Gvasalia has opted for a video game. Scheduled for Sunday afternoon, December 6.
What is your definition of luxury? Most people would have a hard time agreeing, and a cleverly eclectic exhibition in the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in the Louvre entitled Luxes, which opens Thursday, redefines the term.
Balenciaga made a big impact at Paris Fashion Week on Sunday, staging its show on a submerged runway and revealing a dark and powerful collection marked by a neo-Gothic spirit that oscillated between past and future.
Few houses are having a greater impact on fashion today than Balenciaga, thanks above all to the tenure of its Georgian émigré creative director Demna Gvasalia, who sent out a musing on arty power dressing on Sunday.