Balenciaga has returned to couture week with it's 50th collection.
Demna Gvasalia, who has headed up Balenciaga as Creative Director for the past 6 years has transformed the houses haute couture. A gender-fluid collection comprising casual pieces such as jeans and t-shirts and marks the brands first men's couture. This is the first couture show since 1968, since the closure of the atelier in 1968.
Reviving Balenciaga’s haute couture operation has been a transformative experience for Demna Gvasalia, resulting in a democratic, gender-fluid collection that includes jeans and t-shirts. The designer sits down with Tim Blanks for an in-depth interview on the label’s ‘50th couture collection.