Ensemble, Balenciaga

Suit, JACKET AND SKIRT

  • Balenciaga

  • Without label
  • Haute couture, Summer 1965
  • Twill of Scottish wool with fine crossed green and yellow stripes on a beige background. Brown leather. Beige silk pongee lining.
  • GAL2019.1.21.1-2
  • Acquisition Vogue Paris Foundation 2018
  • Palais Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

This suit has simple, measured and balanced volumes. It reflects the tailor's savoir-faire as a designer, often expressed in wool twill with plaid patterns, allowing Balenciaga to play with the lines to better highlight the perfect cut of models studied to the extreme.