Balenciaga



Cristóbal
[kri-stoh-buh l;; Spanish kree-staw-vahl] /krɪˈstoʊ bəl;; Spanish kriˈstɔ vɑl/ (Show IPA), 1895–1972, French fashion designer, born in Spain.
Contemporary Examples

Who cares if the poufy skirt I found had an elastic waistband and was decidedly not Balenciaga?
How Chic Is J.C. Penney? Renata Espinosa August 18, 2009

Now, all indications are that Wang has been hired as the next designer at the French fashion house Balenciaga.
Can Alexander Wang Sell Street Style At Balenciaga? Robin Givhan November 29, 2012

“I paid $10,000 for a Balenciaga [sari dress],” Sorokko says.
Tatiana Sorokko Is the Queen of Vintage Couture Anthony Haden-Guest October 7, 2014

The Balenciaga was from the 60s and [Elizabeth] Taylor wore it for dinner at the Lido with Richard Burton.
Tatiana Sorokko Is the Queen of Vintage Couture Anthony Haden-Guest October 7, 2014

Ghesquiere arrived at Balenciaga in 1995 as a relative unknown.
Balenciaga and Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere Split Robin Givhan November 4, 2012

Full disclosure: I missed the Balenciaga show this morning — the hottest ticket of the season, no less.
At Balenciaga, Short & Sweet Alice Cavanagh September 25, 2013

The former Balenciaga designer elated fashion enthusiasts when he created a Twitter account last month.
Nicolas Ghesquiere Tweets; Naomi Campbell Got Mugged The Fashion Beast Team January 4, 2013

Wang almost certainly would bring a broader commercial appeal to Balenciaga.
Can Alexander Wang Sell Street Style At Balenciaga? Robin Givhan November 29, 2012

In 1956, Balenciaga and Givenchy banned the press from viewing their collections for a month to prevent counterfeiting.
The Big Business of Fashion Counterfeits Lizzie Crocker December 23, 2014

I thought everything was very wearable, with obviously lots of bows to Balenciaga himself.
Anna Wintour Reacts to Alexander Wang’s Balenciaga Debut; Opening Ceremony’s Rihanna Exhibit The Fashion Beast Team February 28, 2013

noun
Cristobal (krisˈtoβal). 1895–1972, Spanish couturier

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