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Balenciaga P/E 1963. Photo Philippe Pottier. Mannequin Taïga.
A Balenciaga haute couture dress from Spring/Summer 1967.  Constructed in black fine silk organza, with a babydoll cut, and wrapover to the rear.  A chic LBD by a legendary designer, and discovered by William Vintage.

60’s Evening

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Lot 454 - A Balenciaga haute couture black taffeta

50’s Evening

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Balenciaga P/E 1939, robe de mariée en satin Duchesse blanc de Coudurier, Fructus, Descher. Photo André Durst.

Bridal

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A stunning Balenciaga little black dress, from circa 1940.  Constructed in black wool crepe, the neckline and pockets are embellished with black braiding and black faceted beads.  Discovered by William Vintage.
Balenciaga P/E 1947, robe en cotonnade rayée vert et blanc de Lesage traversée de broderies blanches et de rubans d'organdi blanc passés en trou-trou. Photo Philippe Pottier. Mannequin Carole Jacquet.
Balenciaga P/E 1949. Photo Lillian Bassman. Mannequin Jeanne Klein.

40’s Evening

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Balenciaga P/E 1939 "137", tailleur en satin de soie blanc "Duchesse" de Coudurier, Fructus, Descher, jaquette à manches brodées d'or. Photo Georges Saad.
Balenciaga P/E 1939, robe en satin Duchesse noir avec applications blanches. Photo Erwin Blumenfeld. Mannequin Colette.

30’s Evening

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Antonio del Castillo and his friend Gloria Guinness.  Gloria is wearing an evening ensemble consisting of a silk gabardine dress and belt and an embroidered gilt mesh jacket designed by Balenciaga Paris, 1963.  Castillo and Guinness are at a bal at Hotel Rodocanachi. The bal was held for Ariane Lopez-Huici, the niece of  Patricia Lopez-Wilshaw. Other guest include Cecil Beaton, Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer.  Photo by André Ostier.  L’Officiel Paris, June 1965.  From (@gloriaguinness)
All The Times Stars Wore Vintage Dresses To The Met Gala

Celebrities/Clients

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Comme des Garçons Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear Fashion Show Details: See detail photos for Comme des Garçons Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear collection. Look 17

Influence

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Balenciaga P/E 1961.
Discovered by William Vintage, a Balenciaga haute couture yellow skirt suit from Spring/Summer 1963.  Featuring the exquisite cutting and finishing made famous by the designer and with silk linings, weighted jacket hem and hand-finished seams; it is a beautiful example of 'The Master'.
Lot 441 - A Balenciaga haute couture lattice patterned

60’s Day

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Balenciaga P/E 1941, robe en crêpe gris imprimé de pois blancs de Ducharne. Photo Georges Saad.
Balenciaga P/E 1947, ensemble en lainage rose de Moreau. Illustration de Pierre Louchel.
Lucien Lelong P/E 1946 "Hirondelle", ensemble en soirie imprimée de Robert Perrier (à droite Balenciaga). Illustration de André Delfau.

40’s Day

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Balenciaga P/E 1938, robe en jersey noir "Djersamat" de Rodier et crêpe noir à pois blancs, chapeau de Rose Valois. Photo Roger Schall.
Balenciaga A/H 1937-38. Photo Georges Saad. Mannequin Colette.
Balenciaga A/H 1939-40, jaquette en velours noir et jupe en lainage noir, chapeau en feutre vieux rose de Rose Valois. Photo Studio Dorvyne. Mannequin Xenia.

30’s Day

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Balenciaga A/H 1950-51, tailleur en moire noire de Marcel Guitry à écharpe drapée en moire jaune. Photo Seeberger. Mannequin Paulette.
Balenciaga A/H 1950-51 "14". Photo Jean Chevalier. Mannequin Colette.

50’s Day

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Antonio del Castillo and his friend Gloria Guinness. Gloria is wearing an evening ensemble consisting of a silk gabardine dress and belt and an embroidered gilt mesh jacket designed by Balenciaga Paris, 1963. Castillo and Guinness are at a bal at Hotel Rodocanachi. The bal was held for Ariane Lopez-Huici, the niece of Patricia Lopez-Wilshaw. Other guest include Cecil Beaton, Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer. Photo by André Ostier. L’Officiel Paris, June 1965. From (@gloriaguinness)
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Balenciaga Collection Haute Couture Printemps / Eté 1963
Balenciaga P/E 1963. Photo Philippe Pottier. Mannequin Taïga.
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Discovered by William Vintage, a Balenciaga haute couture yellow skirt suit from Spring/Summer 1963.  Featuring the exquisite cutting and finishing made famous by the designer and with silk linings, weighted jacket hem and hand-finished seams; it is a beautiful example of 'The Master'. Haute Couture Suit, Balenciaga Haute Couture, Couture Suit, Yellow Skirt, Vintage Inspired Fashion, Retro Fashion Vintage
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Discovered by William Vintage, a Balenciaga haute couture yellow skirt suit from Spring/Summer 1963. Featuring the exquisite cutting and finishing made famous by the designer and with silk linings, weighted jacket hem and hand-finished seams; it is a beautiful example of 'The Master'.
A Balenciaga haute couture dress from Spring/Summer 1967.  Constructed in black fine silk organza, with a babydoll cut, and wrapover to the rear.  A chic LBD by a legendary designer, and discovered by William Vintage. Haute Couture Black Dress, Black Dress Spring, Couture Black Dress, Fashion Eras, Haute Couture Dress
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A Balenciaga haute couture dress from Spring/Summer 1967. Constructed in black fine silk organza, with a babydoll cut, and wrapover to the rear. A chic LBD by a legendary designer, and discovered by William Vintage.
A stunning Balenciaga little black dress, from circa 1940.  Constructed in black wool crepe, the neckline and pockets are embellished with black braiding and black faceted beads.  Discovered by William Vintage. Wool Crepe, Couture Vintage, Vintage London, Luxury Vintage, Vintage Store
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A stunning Balenciaga little black dress, from circa 1940. Constructed in black wool crepe, the neckline and pockets are embellished with black braiding and black faceted beads. Discovered by William Vintage.
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Lot 454 - A Balenciaga haute couture black taffeta
Lot 454 - A Balenciaga haute couture black taffeta
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Balenciaga Collection Haute Couture Printemps / Eté 1962
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Balenciaga Collection Haute Couture Printemps / Eté 1961
Balenciaga P/E 1961, escarpins de René Mancini. Photo Harry Meerson.
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Balenciaga A/H 1950-51, tailleur en moire noire de Marcel Guitry à écharpe drapée en moire jaune. Photo Seeberger. Mannequin Paulette.
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