my pick one look from balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière collections ss98 (the first collection he started at the house) to present. every few years, a designer comes along who dramatically alters the way we see fashion, defying categorization, eschewing conventional references and barreling ahead with highly individual ideas. Nicolas Ghesquière is proving to be one of those extremely rare talents. as always, Ghesquière's collection for Balenciaga was well edited and to the point: no need for endless repetition here. the initial feeling at Balenciaga was one of blissful, extravagant chaos—but by the end of the show it all fell quietly into place and made perfect sense.
via ar. style and balenciaga archive