link.png Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion: THE V&A REVEALING NEW FASHION EXHIBITION← Back

Photo credit © Irving Penn, model Jean Patchett 

Earlier this week the The Victoria & Albert Museum has revealed its upcoming exhibition: Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion. The V&A announced to stage a fashion exhibition showcasing the work of Cristóbal Balenciaga, as part of its 2017 calendar. It will be the first exhibition dedicated to the Spanish designer in the UK, that marks the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house in San Sebastian, Spain and 80 years since he opened the doors of his famous Paris salon in 1937.

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion will examine craftsmanship and techniques that helped Balenciaga to become one of the most pioneering designers of the 20th century and how his work influenced the future of fashion design.
 
A major nine- month exhibition: Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion will run from the 27th May 2017  through to the 18th February 2018.