Founded by Cristobal Balenciaga in 1917, the Balenciaga House is defined by a worldwide recognition as a leader in major fashion trends due to its creativity, masterful cuts and exquisite techniques. Since October 2015, Demna Gvasalia, appointed artistic director of Balenciaga's collections, continues to uphold the vision, influence and radical style of the House.
BALENCIAGA SPRING 22 EYEWEAR
TWIST frames are characterized by a pair of flat temples twisted once each at the center. They are printed with a Balenciaga logo in a contrasting color along the twist. / TRIM lenses are framed with thick metal rims that are stamped on the side of the left lens with an outward-facing Balenciaga logo in a contrasting color. / SHIELD 2.0 frames form a flat, slightly curved barrier across the eyes. A metal BB logo sits between the lenses on the bridge. Temples are wire thin. The left tip is lasered with a Balenciaga logo. / DYNASTY sunglasses are characterized by a large, metallic, hollow BB logo that makes up the front part and hinge of each thick acetate temple. / MASK frames shield and obscures the eyes from all directions by curving a continuous lens around the face, with a tone-on-tone high relief Balenciaga logo on the left temple. / XPANDER sunglasses, made from injected bioplastic, have lenses set atop the frame. A high relief metallic Balenciaga logo is prominently stamped on the middle of the left temple. / MEGA sunglasses are essentially constructed in reverse. Lenses are concave as opposed to convex. Hinges and legal information appear on the exterior of each temple. High relief metallic BB logos appear on temple interiors.