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Balenciaga: Spanish Master

Hopefully you have had a chance to visit the Balenciaga: Spanish Master exhibition, on view at the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute. The exhibition is the first to present Balenciaga’s masterpieces within the context of the cultural and artistic influences of … Continue reading

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Christian Dior and Charles James

After the spring 2010 Christian Dior haute couture show, John Galliano cited a trip to the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as the inspiration for his collection. Galliano explained, “I was reading that, actually, it was Charles … Continue reading

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