Now the world's most popular fashion house, according to the fashion search platform Lyst, Balenciaga hasn't stopped making the news this year with ideas that seem each more ingenious and avant-garde than the next.
The international runway season ended this week after four weeks of shows in four fashion capitals. This season, we pick the 12 most important from live catwalk shows in Europe, with New York closed to foreign editors.
All the world’s a red carpet, and nowhere more so than at Paris Fashion Week, where Balenciaga staged a runway show that took place, well, on a red carpet. Before the premiere of a Balenciaga meets The Simpsons episode.
AZ Factory reveals the names of designers participating in Alber Elbaz's memorial - like Giambattista Valli, Giorgio Armani and Jean Paul Gaultier, alongside Matthew Williams of Givenchy and Alessandro Michele of Gucci.
The silence was intense at Balenciaga, for a show held without any soundtrack as Balenciaga returned to haute couture after half a century. The applause, however, was resounding for creative director Demna Gvasalia.