Today opens the Balenciaga Museum in Getaria (Spain). Cristóbal Balenciaga (1895-1972) was one of the most important “arquitects” of fashion of the first half of the 20th century. A purist of the classic techniques, always inspired by the great spanish paintors and the spanish traditions and colours, retired when the ready-to-wear fashion was established in the … Continue reading
During an amazing week in Amsterdam, I finally could go to Antwerp to see the most exciting fashion exhibition of the year (well, at least on this side of the Ocean). I was amazed by it all, so well done, flawless. Beautiful works by Bauke Knottnerus (Phat Knits), Christian Wijnants, A. F. Vandevorst, Bruno Pieters, … Continue reading
… between a bike and an old sewing machine A very limited edition of 15 units by lovely Peseta for the New Museum.