Balenciaga’s first scent by Alexander Wang

An ad visual for Balenciaga.

An ad visual for Balenciaga

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Alexander Wang taps into Balenciaga’s heritage, filtered through his own modern perspective to create his first fragrance for the brand. He gave a preview of the scent at his pre-spring 2015 show, a graphic box with a large B representing the fragrance’s name.

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Balenciaga FW 2014/15 – Paris Fashion Week

Photos credit: Giovanni Giannoni / WWD.

Photos credit: Giovanni Giannoni / WWD.

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Alexander Wang‘s starting point for fall 2014 is to introduces the knitwear vocabulary to Balenciaga. Wang felt that knitwear was not very present after his research so, he built a collection steeped archival concepts with his creative approach of knitwear . “Almost every single look or piece has an element or a surface or a visual or a stitch related to knit,” he said.

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L+A Pre-Fall 2014 Trends

L+A Pre-Fall 2014

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The pre-collection showed that fashion is moving toward a more casual direction. Slouchy cut for suits, soft sweaters mixed with dressy skirts. For outerwear, these season’s must have are the shearling and the classic toggle coat. Click below to discover more about Pre-Fall trends.

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Balenciaga Fall 2013 Ad Campaign

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Balenciaga has released the full fall 2013 campaign under the creative direction of Alexander Wang. Steven Klein photographed the new advertisements starring Kristen McMemany. See the whole campaign after the jump.

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Alexander Wang To Take Over Balenciaga

Finally, it looks like it is not Christopher Kane, but Alexander Wang to take over Balenciaga, as several sources report today. Succeeding Nicolas Ghesquière, who has his last day at the PPR owned fashion house today, we should be hearing an official statement from Balenciaga in the following days.

Source:  Highsnobiety.

Breaking News: Nicolas Ghesquière To Depart Balenciaga

Nicolas Ghesquière, one of the most acclaims contemporary designers is to leave Balenciaga. “The Balenciaga fashion house and Nicolas Ghesquière have announced their joint decision to end their working relationship as of 30 November 2012″.

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Paris Fashion week Day 3

For day 3,  Heavy weights of the Parisian fashion scene hit the ring !

 

Ann Demeulemeester

Balenciaga

Carven

Lanvin

Nina Ricci

Rick Owens

Photos via Vogue.fr.

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First Looks: Grace Coddington’s ‘Pumpkin’ Line for Balenciaga

 

[dropcap]G[/dropcap]race Coddington has designed a capsule collection with Nicolas Ghesquiere for Balenciaga named after her cat, Pumpkin. According to a press release from the label, the line of scarves and bags will feature Coddington’s own drawings of her petit chat modeling various Balenciaga looks from the past decade. Here’s what you can look forward to when the line launches (on Fashion’s Night Out, of course):

Central to the new accessories line is the “Pumpkin Papier” tote bag . Produced in either ecru or bright pumpkin canvas with black calfskin trim, the bag is decorated with a playful print of Pumpkin the Cat wearing Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière.

Two printed “Pumpkin” scarves round out the collection, one in a classic silk twill and one in fringed wool and silk.

 

Balenciaga is  donating 20 percent of the proceeds to the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. So should someone’s prizewinning spaniel wander off in Sag Harbor, know that Balenciaga will keep him safe.

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Lane Crawford Fall 2012 Campaign by Nick Knight

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]dward Enninful styled the superb Fall Winter 2012 campaign of our client Lane Crawford that was shot by Nick Knight, featuring Ming Xi, Xiao Wen Ju and Wang Xiao.

All of them hail from China and they’ve all have walked the runways for important labels like Alexander Wang, Christian Dior and Louis Vuitton.

 

The clothes are mostly from conceptual designers ( sourced by LAMBERT + ASSOCIATES TEAM ) like Haider Ackermann, Givenchy, Lanvin, Balenciaga, Celine and Alexander McQueen with emphasis on the season’s hottest trends like leather, tailored coats and pencil skirts.