Harlem Street Style, NY 1940’s By Cristobal Balenciaga

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We love this timeless photograph taken by luxury fashion designer Cristobal Balenciaga of a Harlem man with Harlem style impeccably dressed strolling on a Harlem street during the 1940’s. Continue Reading →

It’s A Croc, By Couture Copier Balenciaga

First, in 2016, Harlem World Magazine found a photograph taken by Cristobol Balenciaga finding inspiration in Harlem from the 1940’s, then, in May 2017, Balenciaga had copied some of the jacket designs of Harlem man Dapper Dan. Continue Reading →

Balenciaga Canvas And Leather Tote, Noir Black Baby

Last year we found a rare picture taken by Cristobol Balenciaga visiting Harlem for ideas in the 1940’s, when we saw this minimalist shape, with a contemporary combination of crafted calfskin leather and cotton canvas it spoke to the timelessness of Harlem style. Continue Reading →