“Fashion dies young,” Jean Cocteau once said. But he was wrong about Balenciaga.
In post-war Paris, Alfredo Gonzalez sketched the designs of the great couturiers for Vogue, and was granted unique access to the reclusive genius Balenciaga. Now living in Australia, he recalls fashion’s golden age.
The Man Who Drew Balenciaga
Sunday Life | June, 22nd 2003
by Marion Hume