Model Hiroko wearing a red and black wool dress by Cardin, handbag by Givenchy and shoes by Charles Jourdan, photographed by Pierluigi Praturlon in Paris, 1969.
Cristobal Balenciaga was 'The Master of Us All' deemed by Christian Dior. Balenciaga was a master of craft and skill, a master technician who created garments that were innovative and in a league of their own. The could literally stand on their own. Major influences of his occurred after World War II.