Skip Nav
Gigi Hadid
50 of Gigi Hadid's Best Outfits That You Can Totally Wear Right Now
Gigi Hadid
15 Staples You Need If You Want to Dress Like Gigi Hadid All Summer
Spring Fashion
The Most Flattering Swimsuits For Every Body Type

Nicolas Ghesquiere on Balenciaga's Size Issues

Nicolas Ghesquiere: "A Good Cut Should Come in Big Sizes, Too"

Nicolas Ghesquiere admits that Balenciaga "had a size issue" when he first started designing for the house 15 years ago. Now, he wants to make sure that the cuts of his innovative, highly regarded clothing can be worn by women of all shapes and sizes.

"We started very skinny, it's true," Ghesquiere said in an interview with The Sunday Times. "Strangely, we didn't have fit models at all to begin with — just to give you an idea of the size of the company. So we did fittings on the girls at the studio and they were often quite petite. I had a tendency to think good cut and small size, but a good cut should come in big sizes, too. That's what I want to focus on — it's the cut, not the sizing, and if people see that they can wear something in a big size, then I did my job."

Image Source: Getty
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Kendall and Kylie Jenner Wearing T-Shirt Dresses
Where Do You Stand: Sharing Clothes With Someone Bigger Than You
Balenciaga Ikea Bag
Breast Size After Pregnancy
How Will Nicolas Ghesquiere Change Louis Vuitton?
Nicolas Ghesquiere Balenciaga Celebrity Red Carpet Fashion
Sarah Jessica Parker and Family at Broadway Play April 2017
Bernie Sanders Logo on Balenciaga Men's Runway 2017
Jaden Smith Modeling For Louis Vuitton
Kendall Jenner Wearing Pink Outfit

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Fashion
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds