CristÃ³bal Balenciaga holds a secure place in the pantheon of world-class, 20th century couturiers. Famed for reinvigorating French fashion in the post war years, the label was characterized throughout the 50s and beyond by a well-heeled elegance like no other. Today Alexander Wang heads holds the creative reins much to the delight of the label's loyal devoT-shirts. Season after season inventive designs push the envelope further each time, speaking of rich and diverse, fascinating influences and reference points. Form, fit, meticulous attention to detail and a timeless reverie underpins everything. Exude classic, yet contemporary chic with Balenciaga knitwear.
The Women’s Balenciaga Knitwear Buying Guide
Balenciaga was founded in Spain in 1919, yet it didn’t open a store or release collections until 1937 in Paris, France. As soon as the brand was showcased to the world, all it received was positivity for its innovative designs, beautiful silhouettes and interesting uses of fabrics. Every piece the brand creates is a must-have for the closet. The Balenciaga women’s knitwear collection has been curated to perfection, with an endless array of designs, cuts, and colors, there is truly something for everyone within their vast collection.
Ahead, take a look at our Balenciaga women’s knitwear buying guide, where some of the most popular and desirable Balenciaga designs will be explained, as well as feature a sizing guide and care guide for Balenciaga knitwear. The most frequently asked questions are also answered.
The Most Wanted Women’s Balenciaga Knitwear
Balenciaga Intarsia Turtleneck Sweater
One of the most incredible and popular pieces by Balenciaga is the Intarsia Turtleneck Knit sweater, which is a favorite among the likes of Hailey Baldwin and Beyonce. The sweater features the brand's logo woven into a delicate, yet robust blend of black and white virgin wool and cotton. The sweater has a high turtleneck cut and is an overall fitted design with long sleeves. All of these features make this sweater the perfect knitted jumper for a cold winter's day. This is a must-have piece for any wardrobe.
Balenciaga Logo Knit Sweaters
Balenciaga is known for its innovative design and bold print patterns, and the carefully curated knitwear collection does not miss out on this. All of the Logo knit sweaters are stand out designs, but two of the most popular are the Balenciaga Black World Food Program sweater that features the words ‘Balenciaga Food Program’ knitted in sequence wrapping around the jumper, and the Logo Embroidered Sweater, which is made from a cashmere and virgin wool-blend. The Logo Embroidered Sweater, as the name suggests, features a bold embroidered Balenciaga logo in the center of the chest.
Balenciaga Turtleneck Knit Sweaters
Balenciaga has produced a range of meticulously designed and crafted turtleneck jumpers, with most being constructed of a cashmere and cotton blend or a wool and cotton blend, meaning that the comfort and quality of these turtlenecks are impeccable. A wide range of variety can be found from simple colors to bold knits and embroidered logos, so you’re guaranteed to find a style that suits your individual style.
The Women’s Balenciaga Knitwear Sizing Guide
If you’re unsure about what size to order a Balenciaga knitwear piece in, take a look at the size guide below. For example, if you are a US size 38 in sweaters and knitwear, you will be a size 38 in Balenciaga knitwear.
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How To Care For Your Balenciaga Knitwear
All Balenciaga knitwear needs to be professionally dry cleaned or hand washed. Never machine wash or tumble dry knitwear as this will have a detrimental effect on the fabric. We recommend always checking the inner label with care instructions on the garment.
- Where are Balenciaga knits made?
A lot of Balenciaga knits are made in Italy, although Balenciaga has moved the majority of its production to China due to the cost and distribution reasons. When Balenciaga was first founded, all of its garments were made in France.
- Is the wool and cashmere that Balenciaga uses in its knits sustainable?
Over recent years Balenciaga has focused on using sustainably sourced wool and cashmere within its knitwear collection, yes.
- How can you tell if a Balenciaga knit is real?
All Balenciaga women’s knitwear will come in the original packaging which mostly consists of a white box or bag, with the knitwear in a dust bag that has the brand logo printed on the front. If you come across a Balenciaga knit that is extremely cheap, it will most likely be fake. Please cross-reference the labels item code with Balenciaga if you are worried about the authenticity of your product.