Balenciaga #2020

Balenciaga Marie-Andrée Jouve Balenciaga Christian Dior called Cristobal Balenciaga the master of us all The priest like Balenciaga whose private life remained a total mystery until the day he died created day dresses of deceiving simplici

  • Title: Balenciaga
  • Author: Marie-Andrée Jouve
  • ISBN: 9782843236242
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Balenciaga Marie-Andrée Jouve Christian Dior called Cristobal Balenciaga the master of us all The priest like Balenciaga, whose private life remained a total mystery until the day he died, created day dresses of deceiving simplicity and evening gowns of staggering extravagance, and for them he was paid the highest prices in the couture world His faithful clients were the great fashion plates of theChristian Dior called Cristobal Balenciaga the master of us all The priest like Balenciaga, whose private life remained a total mystery until the day he died, created day dresses of deceiving simplicity and evening gowns of staggering extravagance, and for them he was paid the highest prices in the couture world His faithful clients were the great fashion plates of the postwar years the Duchess of Windsor, Gloria Guinness, Pauline de Rothschild, and Mona Bismarck, among others.Cristobal Balenciaga was born in 1895 in Getaria, in Spain s Basque country, and at the early age of twenty four he created his own couture house in San Sebastian He opened in Barcelona in 1933, in Madrid in 1935, and in 1948 on the Avenue Georges V in Paris, where he could serve a international clientele Cristobal Balenciaga retired in 1968 and died in reclusion in his native Spain in 1972.The informative text and legendary photography in this volume beautifully document this master s immeasurably influential life and work.
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    1. This Assouline edition of Balenciaga is an excerpt of Marie Andr e Jouve and Jacqueline Demornex classic tome Balenciaga, first published in 1988 9 by Rizzoli English and Edition du Regard French , now currently out of print Therefore this slim budget edition the original runs up to 375 pages is a wonderful substitute for those who can t afford the stratospheric prices the rare books market wants for the original 200 800 depending on condition.The book has a short biographic essay in the beginni [...]

    2. the pictures are really spectacular and the dresses are amazing i liked learning about his fabric choices and the frequency with which he used any particular fabric i especially like discovering new fabricsso, balenciaga said you should never keep someone waiting than 10 minutes and so i am trying to shoot for that all the time.

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