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12 Jun 2013
Simple Geometry at Balenciaga

Balenciaga, AW13, Paris. The Autumn-Winter 2013 collection at Balenciaga used a simple palette of monochrome to explore careful draping and...

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28 May 2013
Drape Analysis of a Balenciaga Jacket

Balenciaga, AW13, Paris. Sometimes it is worthwhile focusing on some of the more subtle pieces of a collection and understanding...

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10 May 2012
Futuristic Workwear at Balenciaga

Balenciaga, AW12, Paris. Nicolas Ghesquiere has a knack for making his job at Balenciaga look easier than it actually is....

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22 Apr 2011
Balenciaga Hats from the 1960s

The Metropolitan Museum of Art online collection houses such hidden gems as these amazing Balenciaga hats from the 1960s. Interestingly...

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15 Apr 2011
Intricate Details at Balenciaga

Balenciaga, AW11, Paris. There were some beautifully considered details in the Autumn-Winter 2011 collection from Balenciaga that really gave the...

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11 Apr 2011
Variations on a theme: Styling Autumn Winter 2011

Meadham Kirchhoff Back Stage, AW11, London. When it comes to the hair, make-up and accessories styling for catwalk shows there...

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29 Mar 2011
Interpretations of Influence: Cristobal Balenciaga

Cristóbal Balenciaga, Silk Gazar Evening Dress, ca. 1959. We are all aware of the effect that a major art exhibition or...

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28 Mar 2011
Fabrics and Textiles: Houndstooth Check

There have been some interesting examples of late where designers have reinvented traditional prints and textile weaves. At times they...

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22 Mar 2011
Fabrics and Textiles: Herringbone

Herringbone is the term used to describe a very traditional weave pattern involving the repetition of V shapes to form...

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