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For: Josefina Figueras
It was destined to be the first Museum devoted entirely to a designer of High fashion. Cristóbal Balenciaga recognized as the most influential couturier of the XXth century, deserves this homage of his native country. But the project of a Museum in Guetaria, the people where he was born, that had to be inaugurated in 2003, is suspended because of a long process in the courts by aberrations in his management. Meanwhile, in the shallows of a block of flats of Guetaria 1.000 Balenciaga pledges remain, for years. An authentic treasure.
The centenary of the birth of Cristóbal Balenciaga was the starting point for the creation of the Foundation that takes his name. The French couturier Hubert de Givenchy was nominated a President. In November, 2001 the dukes of Palm together with Reina Fabiola of Belgium presented the foundation on a global scale in the Embassy of Espa
January, 2009
"The garment is the biggest modification of the social man and it weighs on all his existence", said Charles Darwin. With this affirmation it begins the exhibition "The cos of the vestit", the body of the garment, which can turns from December in Palau Reial of Pedralbes of Barcelona. A trip to the evolution of the garment, from the Renaissance to the current epoch, which is a reflex of the society of the moment and, therefore, a tool that helps to understand why they were dressing or we dress of a way or other.
December, 2008
The assembly room of the Museum of the Suit was to overflow at ten o'clock in the morning of October 22, 2008. There began the inaugural conference of I International Congress of Fashion CIM 2008. Everybody wanted to hear the famous French sociologist, author of "The empire of the ephemeral thing". Gilles Lipovetsky, creator of the concept of "was hypermodern", it came, spoke and convinced.
November, 2008
Of “impressive“ they can be qualified these three-22nd, October 23 and 24 - in the Museum of the Suit of Madrid. Several emblematic streets for his commerce dedicated to the fashion were adorned, from the days before to the Congress, by canopies and banderoles of CIM. I International Congress of Fashion (CIM), which there organized the Association Fashion, University and Company (AMUE) in collaboration with the Top Center of Design of Fashion of the Polytechnical University of Madrid (CSDMM), has been the whole success. CIM has fulfilled his target to be a “space of innovation and culture”, as it was expressing his motto, a forum of communication and debate on the Fashion and his implications in the social, economic ambience and mediático.
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