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Podcast: Gucci and Balenciaga on The Hacker Project
In this episode of the Gucci podcast, Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele and Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia have discussed their recent collaboration on The Hacker project. Listen to the podcast below. Source: Gucci Podcast via Spotify Photo credit: Image: Gucci Podcast via SoundCloud
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Balenciaga debuting video with fall 2022 collection
Balenciaga, which is still showing off the traditional fashion calendar, will debut its fall 2022 collection on December 8 titled “The Lost Tape/The Show That Never Happened” and it will be accompanied by a video of the same name. The news was reported by WWD. Balenciaga continues to be one of the crown jewels of parent company Kering’s...
24 Nov 2021
The Balenciaga and Gucci Hacker Project has dropped, complete with faux vandalised windows
With Gucci’s name spray painted graffiti style on Balenciaga’s boutique windows, it is easy to be confused which brand’s store one is in. Welcome to the Balenciaga and Gucci Hacker Project Series, which came full circle this week when the collaborative collection hit the shops. The ersatz vandalised windows, a savvy merchandising and marketing...
19 Nov 2021
Balenciaga and Telfar among winners at CFDA’s Fashion Awards
The Council of Fashion Designers of America has announced the winners of its 2021 Fashion Awards, revealed in a star-studded ceremony on November 10. As the first Fashion Awards to take place in person in two years, the event pulled out all the stops to celebrate some of the biggest names in fashion. Hosted by actor Emily Blunt, prizes were...
11 Nov 2021
Post-lockdown innovation dominates Paris fashion week SS22
Paris Fashion Week wraps up Tuesday after nine days of innovative experiments that showed how the industry is embracing technology and new approaches for a post-pandemic future. While many fashion houses stuck to online presentations, the biggest names such as Dior, Balenciaga and Stella McCartney -- even Yves Saint Laurent, which had been first...
5 Oct 2021
Balenciaga spoofs the red carpet and debuts The Simpsons episode at Paris Fashion Week
Balenciaga continues to shake up the fashion week format, taking Paris by storm with a witty red carpet cum catwalk reversal for SS22 and special screening of a Simpsons episode written exclusively by Matt Groening for the Maison. Creative director Demna Gvasalia has taken giants leaps forward since the starry haute couture debut in July, with...
4 Oct 2021
Balenciaga launches collection with Fortnite video game
French fashion house Balenciaga is teaming up with online video game Fortnite to launch a digital and physical collection. Fortnite, part of American video game developer Epic Games, is bringing the high-fashion brand into its virtual world. Items available for gaming characters to wear are based on a real collection from Balenciaga, made in...
21 Sep 2021
Did Balenciaga erase its Instagram again?
Back in July, to announce a comeback to haute couture, Balenciaga erased the entire feed from its social media channels on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Two months later it seems to have done it again. At the time of writing only seven posts appear on the French luxury house’s feed, all shoppable items from its latest collection, modelled by...
12 Sep 2021
Podcast: Balenciaga presents The Hacker Project
Spanish luxury fashion house Balenciaga has released its new podcast entitled The Hacker Project. In this episode, there is a conversation between Balenciaga's creative director Demna Gvasalia and Gucci's creative director Alessandro Michele, led by fashion journalist Alexander Fury. Listen to the podcast below. Source: Balenciaga Podcast via...
7 Sep 2021
Balenciaga names new chief marketing officer
Ludivine Pont has been named chief marketing officer of Balenciaga. This is the first time the brand has had this type of role. Pont will be reporting to Cédric Charbit, Balenciaga’s CEO. In her new role she will oversee marketing and communications for the Kering-owned fashion house. Balenciaga is one of the crown jewels of Kering’s portfolio,...
2 Sep 2021
Kanye West and Balenciaga team up once again for Donda merch
Luxury fashion house Balenciaga is continuing its collaboration with rapper Kanye West releasing a capsule merchandise collection for the artist’s new album Donda. The collection includes two layered t-shirts, a cap and a black balaclava, available to purchase through an online store dedicated to the capsule. The t-shirts reference parts of...
31 Aug 2021
Peter Copping allegedly hired at Balenciaga
WWD has reported that Peter Copping has been quietly working at Balenciaga. Balenciaga did not immediately reply for comment to confirm Copping’s role at the design house. Reportedly, Copping joined the brand as they prepared to debut their first couture collection this past July at Paris Couture Week. Copping has had a storied design career,...
16 Aug 2021