Cristóbal Balenciaga's impeccable craftsmanship and singular vision remain an aspiration for many designers. This animation shows how Balenciaga's iconic designs have inspired the work of 20th and 21st century fashion designers – from those he trained and mentored to those who work in the same tradition or cite him as an influence on their work today.
Shaping fashion: Balenciaga's legacy
Balenciaga – Shaping Fashion
This fully revised and extended edition of Balenciaga offers a thorough examination of the Spanish-born couturiers designs and business practice
Balenciaga gown, fashion illustration
Balenciaga gown fashion illustration of haute couture fashions on a catwalk by Francis Marshall
Balenciaga suit, fashion illustration
This drawing was used for illustration in The Lady magazine in 1953 and 1954