Balenciaga, part of the French luxury group Kering, confirms its place as one of the fastest growing luxury brands in the world. Balenciaga's story begins with the Spanish couturier Cristóbal Balenciaga. Cristóbal Balenciaga has built a reputation as a couturier of uncompromising standards and was dubbed the "master" of haute couture by Christian Dior. The luxury fashion brand is known for its excellent craftsmanship and innovative design. Today the brand is a high fashion fashion brand in the field of clothing, accessories, shoes and of course sunglasses.