​Haute couture is like an orchestra, for which only Balenciaga is the conductor. The rest of us are just musicians, following the directions he gives us.” 

– Christian Dior

Jools For Jim is the proud Style Partner for Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion.

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion exhibition will be at the Bendigo Art Gallery from August 17 – November 10, featuring the world’s most innovative and influential fashion designers of the 20th century. 

Referred to as ‘The Master’, Cristobel Balenciaga’s designs influenced other designers including Christian Dior and Coco Chanel; the exhibition explores the work and legacy of this renowned couturier, showcasing more than 100 garments and hats crafted by Balenciaga from the 1950s and 1960s – arguably the most creative period of his career – through to the work of his protégés and contemporary designers who continue to work in the same innovative way today.

Jools For Jim are open Monday – Saturday with extended hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays.


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