January 21st, 2020
We’re nonetheless coming to phrases with the information that Jean Paul Gaultier is leaving the high fashion runway and now comes phrase that one other big-name model is hopping again into the excessive style highlight. In a frankly stunning transfer, Demna Gvasalia has determined to deliver high fashion again to Balenciaga.
It’s been 52 years since founder Cristóbal Balenciaga closed his atelier so there’s quite a bit driving on this return to high fashion. Whereas there can be loads of doubters since Gvasalia has turn into extra synonymous with streetwear than couture, the designer has really been planning this transfer for fairly some time.
“For me, couture is an unexplored mode of creative freedom and a platform for innovation. It not only offers another spectrum of possibilities in dressmaking, it also brings the modern vision of Balenciaga back to its sources of origin,” Gvasalia shared with Vogue.
However don’t count on to see Balenciaga on this week’s high fashion schedule. We’ll have to attend till July and the Fall 2020 season to see if Gvasalia can efficiently pull off a couture comeback.