Madrid features one of many retrospectives of Balenciaga’s creations in these last days of Summer. The exhibit "Mirar y Pensar Balenciaga" (See and Think Balenciaga) is shown at the Museo del Traje (Museum of clothes) in Madrid, it can be seen until 16 Sept 2012. The exhibit features photographs by Manuel Outumuro, (from 1935 to 1968) most of the couture shown is owned by La Fundación Cristóbal Balenciaga.
Balenciaga’s influence on other designers is still apparent today, his fashion house, infused with new talent, is still a symbol of elegance.
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Museo del Traje.
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photo credit: Museo del Traje, Madrid, photos by Manuel Outumuro