Balenciaga St Honoré flagship opens
Just open this week is Balenciaga’s exquisite new store in Paris, in a former garage on the Right Bank shopping strip the Rue St Honoré, just across the street from Miu Miu. Like their two Left Bank outposts and every Balenciaga store in the world in fact, it is designed by French artist Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster in collaboration with the label’s AD Nicolas Ghesquière. It has been cleverly conceived of as a medley of different Balenciaga stores around the world, a composition of slices of their Avenue George V and Rue Varenne, as well as their LA store… It’s a divine digital-age collage of colour, texture and surface.
336 rue Saint-Honoré, 1st. www.balenciaga.fr