Founded in 1919 by Spanish designer Cristobal Balenciaga, the namesake brand is know for its clean silhouettes and visionary designs. Balenciaga is most known for revolutionizing women’s fashion with never-before-seen shapes in the mid-20th century. Under the direction of Demna Gvasalia, the brand came into a new level of success. Today, in fact, it has numerous iconic pieces that are popular, recognizable and sought-after around the world. Balenciaga sneakers, Triple S, Speed, Runner and Track; T-shirts, sweatshirts, caps and the iconic "The City" bag, as well as the "Hourglass" bag and BB logo designs, are some of the most popular pieces that distinguishes the brand as one of the most modern today.