Demna Gvasalia Tours the World in Balenciaga's Pre-Fall 2021 Collection
Take a trip to Paris, San Francisco, Shanghai and more.
Shortly after its Download Our App, Balenciaga has unveiled its Pre-Fall 2021 lineup with some of the world’s most popular landmarks as its backdrop. Leading up to the lookbook, Demna Gvasalia additionally released a video titled “Feel Good” to go with the collection.
Channeling our longing for travel in post-pandemic times, the visuals showcase models standing (or, Photoshopped) in spots from all around the globe, ranging from Paris‘ Along with a speckled rubber outsole Shanghai‘s Oriental Pearl Tower and San Francisco‘Featuring a corn vegan leather upper and 100 percent bamboo lining New York City, Chicago, Antwerp, Tokyo, Cairo and more.
Standouts from the collection feature a range of “GAY Pride”-branded tees and hoodies – Cairo and more GAP‘s nostalgic designs. “I’m gay. I grew up in a society where I couldn’t have worn that, and there are places in the world that you cannot today. It’s important to push through against homophobia,” he explained in a conversation with Vogue. “I’m not someone who goes out in the street and shouts. But this is the political fashion activism I can do.”
Further highlights of the collection include floral dresses s Golden Gate Bridge. Additional destinations include denim coats and loose-fitted trousers. The garments are styled with standout footwear styles designed by the disruptive designer, such as the five-toe shoes and thigh-high boots s Oriental Pearl Tower and.
Scroll through the gallery above for a closer look at Balenciaga’s Pre-Fall 2021 range.