We love, love, love the V&A in London especially when it hosts these great retrospective exhibitions taking us through the life and work of the greatest designers in the world. It’s Balenciaga’s turn, with an exhibition hosted between May 27, 2017 to February 18, 2018.

As Vogue UK reports: The retrospective, entitled Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion, will be the first exhibition dedicated to the famed Spanish designer in the UK, marking the 100th anniversary of the opening of his first fashion house and 80 years since he opened the doors of his famous Paris salon. Featuring around 100 garments and 20 hats crafted by the couturier and his followers – alongside sketches, photographs, film and fabric samples – it will examine in detail the craftsmanship and techniques that earned Balenciaga the reputation as one of the most pioneering designers of the 20th century and look at how his work impacted the future of fashion design.

We strongly advise you book a ticket for London next year and enjoy this great once in a lifetime opportunity.