>> Those flat Balenciaga biker bootsthat have been so popular? Without them, according to Nicolas Ghesquiere, there wouldn't have been a Gisele Bundchen moment on the Spring 2011 Balenciaga runway: "The idea was to have this crazy casting with Gisele and Amber Valletta and Carolyn , and they...

Nicolas Ghesquière and Marie-Amélie Sauvé / ph: gorunway, vogue no, that's not milo ventimiglia from "heroes" sitting front row at stefano pilati's swan song at yves saint laurent. but it's the equally broody and gorgeous nicolas ghesquière, creative director at balenciaga, and his super...

In an unexpected turn of events, it was announced today that Nicolas Ghesquière is departing Balenciaga, effective at the end of this month. During his 15 years as creative director, he transformed the venerable house founded by the Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga into an artistic...

Acclaimed designer Nicolas Ghesquière is leaving Balenciaga. The designer is responsible for reinventing the brand, as well as making it desirable to a younger market. Not only did he sign Twilight star Kristen Stewart as the face on Balenciaga's latest fragrance Florabotanica, he's also...

Nicolas Ghesquière, creative director of Balenciaga, has stepped down from his position after 15 years. WWD reports, "The designer and the fashion house are citing a 'joint decision to end their working relationship' effective Nov. 30." The French designer put his foot into his Spring 2013...

Balenciaga is now owned by the Gucci Group (PPR), and its womenswear and menswear is headed by Nicolas Ghesquière. There was some conflict within the house of Balenciaga on Nicolas Ghesquiere's designs. The Gucci group said that if Balenciaga didn't become profitable within the year 2007,...

After months of silence and speculation, French designer and former creative director Nicolas Ghesquière speaks about his sudden departure from Balenciaga, founded by Basque designer Cristóbal Balenciaga. Beginning his 15-year tenure back in 1997 at the relatively young age of 25, Ghesquière's...

marks on the red carpet in nothing other than Balenciaga. And as the face of Balenciaga's fragrance, Florabotanica, what other designer would seemingly be able to understand Stewart's true style if not Nicolas? Wait, let me rewind as I'm sure you're still stuck on the news of Nicolas...

So it really doesn't look like Nicolas Ghesquière and Balenciaga ended on good terms at all. In fact it's beginning to look like a very, very bad break-up that's a bit awkward to witness. Rumour has it that Kering (formerly PPR), the luxury conglomerate that actually owns Balenciaga, might...

Nicolas was appointed as Balenciaga's Creative Director at the very young age of 25 back in 1997. So in this regard, he is leaving a post that he has held for fifteen years. Though the partnership between Nicolas Ghesquière and Balenciaga is not as high profile as that of Marc Jacobs and...

 

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