V&A Museum: Balenciaga – Shaping Fashion (until 18 February 2018)

This exhibition examines the work and legacy of influential Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga, with over 100 pieces crafted by ‘the master’ of couture, his protégées and contemporary fashion designers working in the same innovative tradition.


Silk taffeta evening dress, Cristóbal Balenciaga, 1955, Paris, France. Museum no. T.427-1967. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Alberta Tiburzi in 'envelope' dress by Cristóbal Balenciaga. Photograph by Hiro Wakabayashi for Harper's Bazaar, June 1967. © Hiro 1967

Wild silk evening dress (detail), Cristóbal Balenciaga with embroidery by Lesage, 1960 – 2, Paris, France. Museum no. T.27-1974. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Exhibitions are free for Members

Time(S) 10am
From 01/08/2017
To 31/08/2017
Ticket Cost £12
Venue Name V&A Museum
Address Cromwell Road
Town London
County London
Postcode SW7 2RA
Region London - Central
Contact Enquiries
Telephone 020 7942 2000
Email contact@vam.ac.uk
Website www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/balenciaga-shaping-fashion