Today we are celebrating the man who has been called the King of Couture, Cristóbal Balenciaga. Balenciaga was born on this day 121 years ago in 1895 in th

Nicolas Ghesquière was inspired by Cristóbal Balenciaga’s couture fabrics, like this delicate floral-embroidered pink shantung organza, photographed for Harper’s Bazaar in 1963