Friday June 15, 2018 — Sunday October 14, 2018
Master of Couture
Revered by his contemporaries and future fashion designers alike, Cristóbal Balenciaga represents the pinnacle of haute couture in the 1950s and 1960s. His exquisite craftsmanship, pioneering use of fabrics and innovative cutting set the tone for the modernity of late 20th century fashion.
Discover the creations, the exceptional skill and the legacy of Balenciaga through a major fashion exhibition organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum and a North American exclusive premiere.
Discover the exhibition through the eyes of our visitors! Comments given during the Opening of the exhibition, on June 13, 2018.
What people are saying about it
« [...] The current Balenciaga show at the McCord Museum is no ordinary exhibition. » Montreal Gazette
« The [exhibition] may shed just a bit of light onto the trajectory from Balenciaga then to Balenciaga now. » Eva Friede
« The show [...] will appeal not only to those who like fashion but to a broader audience: anyone curious about the creative spirit and how things are made. » Montreal Gazette
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