Did Balenciaga erase its Instagram again?
Back in July, to announce a comeback to haute couture, Balenciaga erased the entire feed from its social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Two months later it seems to have done it again. At the time of writing only seven posts appear on the French luxury house’s feed, all shoppable items from its latest collection, modelled by...
Sep 12, 2021
Podcast: Balenciaga presents The Hacker Project
Spanish luxury fashion house Balenciaga has released its new podcast entitled The Hacker Project. In this episode, there is a conversation between Balenciaga's creative director Demna Gvasalia and Gucci's creative director Alessandro Michele, led by fashion journalist Alexander Fury.Listen to the podcast below. Source: Balenciaga Podcast via...
Sep 7, 2021
Balenciaga names new chief marketing officer
Ludivine Pont has been named chief marketing officer of Balenciaga. This is the first time the brand has had this type of role. Pont will be reporting to Cédric Charbit, Balenciaga’s CEO. In her new role she will oversee marketing and communications for the Kering-owned fashion house. Balenciaga is one of the crown jewels of Kering’s portfolio,...
Sep 2, 2021
Kanye West and Balenciaga team up once again for Donda merch
Luxury fashion house Balenciaga is continuing its collaboration with rapper Kanye West releasing a capsule merchandise collection for the artist’s new album Donda. The collection includes two layered t-shirts, a cap and a black balaclava, available to purchase through an online store dedicated to the capsule. The t-shirts reference parts of...
Aug 31, 2021
Peter Copping allegedly hired at Balenciaga
WWD has reported that Peter Copping has been quietly working at Balenciaga. Balenciaga did not immediately reply for comment to confirm Copping’s role at the design house. Reportedly, Copping joined the brand as they prepared to debut their first couture collection this past July at Paris Couture Week. Copping has had a storied design career,...
Aug 16, 2021
Haute Couture Fall 2021: Balenciaga’s lampshade hats
Irish award-winning Haute Couture milliner Philip Treacy was the one behind the masterpieces. His hats have been worn by a large number of personalities, from Grace Jones and the Duchess of Cornwall to Madonna and Lady Gaga. For Balenciaga’s Fall 2021 Couture collection, Philip Treacy created futuristic oval headpieces with a mirror-like finish...
Jul 16, 2021
Video: Balenciaga's 50th haute couture collection
In this video, Spanish luxury fashion house Balenciaga has debuted its first haute couture collection in 53 years under current artistic director Demna. Watch the video below. Video: Balenciaga via YouTube
Jul 8, 2021
Balenciaga debuts first haute couture collection in 53 years
Cristóbal Balenciaga was one of the masters of haute couture with an unmatched technique in pattern making and cutting. He pioneered novel shapes never seen before in women’s fashion and was much admired by his contemporaries. Even Christian Dior once remarked: “Haute Couture is like an orchestra whose conductor is Balenciaga. We other...
Jul 7, 2021
Balenciaga teams up with Ru Paul for Apple Music playlist
Balenciaga has partnered with drag superstar Ru Paul on a curated playlist and merchandise. The collaboration follows Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia’s lockdown playlist on Apple Music and its first curated list in partnership with Rammstein. In addition to the playlist a capsule range of music merchandise has also been released. The...
Jun 25, 2021
Get ready for stiletto Crocs, courtesy of Balenciaga
What do you get when you cross a stiletto with a plastic, orthopaedic comfort shoe? Balenciaga x Crocs of course! The latest fashion crossbreed of brands, once polar opposites on the style scale, have amalgamated into one of the summer’s most talked-about, if contrived, shoe hybrids. And it is not even available yet. Launching for Spring 2022,...
Jun 10, 2021
Video: Balenciaga SS22 collection
In this video, Spanish luxury fashion house Balenciaga has presented its SS22 collection entitled 'Clones'. Watch the video below. Video: Balenciaga via YouTube
Jun 8, 2021
5 Brands launching Pride Collections with a Difference
June is the month of Pride and some brands are doing more than lip service and making inclusivity a priority. For the past several years, a plethora of brands from high street to sportswear to luxury, have unveiled collections and collaborations that directly benefit the LGBTQIA+ community, either through awareness or donating to relevant...
Jun 3, 2021