Irving Penn: Lisa Fonssagrives in coat by Balenciaga (spring 1950). Photographed in Paris for Vogue.

Lisa Fonssagrives-Penn wearing a mantel coat by Cristóbal Balenciaga. - Photographed by Irving Penn, Vogue, September 1950

Gorgeous sleeves in faux fur easy & elegant

TatiTati Style ♔ Inspiration: 'Balenciaga sleeve', Paris, Photographed by Irving Penn.

Cristóbal Balenciaga “クチュリエは計画の上では建築家、フォルムの上では彫刻家、色彩に関しては画家、調和という点では音楽家、そして節度に関しては哲学者”

Model in Balenciaga for the 1950 September Issue of Vogue. Photographed by Irving Penn. In Balenciaga created designs that had volume and heavy fabrics as a way to rebel against the tiny waist line as the in New Look collection by Dior

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Dovima 1950 Dovima wearing Balenciaga's suit with capelet of black silk satin matelassé, photo by Richard Avedon for Harper's Bazaar, October 1950

Balenciaga for vogue 1963   52 Photos Of Classic Cool That Will Make You Wish We Dressed Like We Used To

Fur Hat, Ensemble by Balenciaga, photo: Karen Radkai, Vogue 1963

French model Regine Debrise in Balenciaga's grey wool coat, 1950, photo by Irving Penn

Have you started to think about a coat for winter yet? Balenciaga designed this coat in He called this the "melon" sleeve.

Balenciaga (the construction is a simple manipulation of the most basic of garment shapes, the T-shaped kimono)

People and Brands: Designer: Balenciaga Medium: Beige wool duvetyn Date: Fall 1950 Country: France Credit: Gift of Doris Duke

Great Coat

This pic represents my value termed "One-of-a-kind" - which is my passion for vintage fashion and the retro eras.

Vogue Paris "Paris Mon Amour" (aug 2012) ~ Styling: Emmanuelle Alt

Aymeline Valade in Paris Mon Amour for Vogue Paris, August 2012 Shot by Mario Sorrenti Styled by Emmanuelle Alt