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A Museum Dedicated to Fashion Designer Balenciaga in Spain

A museum dedicated to Spanish fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga is inaugurated by Queen Sofia of Spain. Balenciaga (1895-1972) has revolutionized the world of haute couture. The inaugural function was attended by 400 faces from the world of fashion, politics and celebrity including many top fashion designers like France’s Hubert de Givenchy and Modesto Lomba. This museum will display about 1,200 Designs of Balenciaga. The museum budget was of $29 million and is build in Getaria, the birth place of Balenciaga. The museum will be available for public from 10th June. Balenciaga died at age 77 in Javea, Spain.