On Wednesday, Balenciaga launched its haute couture show in Paris, in the presence of a handful of dignitaries.
Balenciaga discontinued haute couture in 1968. Here we are after 53 years and a return to the fashion genre under Artistic Director Demna Gvasalia. “A lot of people don’t even know that Balenciaga is a high-end fashion brand that is over 100 years old. They think it’s a brand that started with the Triple S sneaker. So it’s kind of an education, but also to highlight the most important thing in fashion, and for me, it’s Tailoring is its purest expression,” the Georgian designer said in an interview conducted today toWWD».
Bella Hadid, just got back from Cannes
To discover these new unique pieces, a handful of guests were invited to the show on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 in Paris. Hollywood actress Salma Hayek and Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault attended, as well as American actress Bella Hadid (who has just returned from the Cannes Film Festival, Where I went up the stairs the day beforeand French singer Aya Nakamura.
The show was also attended by British racing driver Lewis Hamilton and American basketball player James Harden, as well as Anna Wintour and Karen Roitfeld. Finally, Kanye West moved as well, his face covered in a black printed cap. There were pictures showing him on the show alongside Bella Hadid, Anna Wintour and Lewis Hamilton Shared on social networks.
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