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Balenciaga & Ghesquière tie up splits after 15 years
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Nov '12
The Balenciaga fashion house and Nicolas Ghesquière have announced their joint decision to end their working relationship as of 30 November 2012.

Nicolas Ghesquière has been the Creative Director of Balenciaga since 1997. 

François-Henri Pinault, Chairman and Chief Executive of PPR, said: “Cristóbal Balenciaga was a master, a genius whose avant-garde vision dictated fashion’s greatest trends and inspired generations of designers. With an incomparable creative talent, Nicolas has brought to Balenciaga an artistic contribution essential to the unique influence of the house”. 

La Maison Balenciaga, which has been part of the PPR Group since 2001, is one of the most influential names in fashion. Founded in 1919 by Cristóbal Balenciaga and established in Paris in 1936, it has been behind the biggest trends in fashion from 1930 to 1968. 

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