Mona von Bismarck was revered for her fashion sense – her relatable looks were seen as a window to the upper class. She perpetuated Balenciaga as an individual style for everyone. And she managed to carve a name for herself in the fashion industry solely through her personal style.
Bettina Ballard was the fashion editor of Vogue Magazine Through the 1940s and 1950s. Bettina Ballard arriving at Balenciaga at 9:15am to select clothes while wearing a Balenciaga suit. In the car are the coats and hats of the other fashion houses she will visit that day.