at the age of 19, Real Madrid Midfielder Eduardo Camavinga He became the first football player to walk the runway of fashion giant Balenciaga.
The French international artist, who attended several catwalks during Paris Fashion Week last month, was chosen as a model for the luxury fashion house during Dimna Gvasalia’s second fashion show on Wednesday.
He was joined on the catwalk by actress Nicole Kidman, American Kim Kardashian and singer Dua Lipa.
A presentation for the 51st Couture Collection has been sent to Balenciaga’s Instagram page To celebrate one of the most awaited events on the fashion calendar.
You can watch a 14-minute video below.
Camavinga is not the only footballer who has walked the fashion runway. Back in 2019, former Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin made a surprise appearance at Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton show in Paris.
Bellerin said he was honored to have participated in the event.
“I’ve been asked before, but I didn’t think it was the right time then, and when I got the news that Virgil wanted me to walk for his Louis Vuitton show, it wasn’t,” the Spaniard told Vogue.
“I was on vacation but I needed to go regardless. I’m so happy [to have walked] – It was a really good feeling.”
Back in 2020, fashion giants Balenciaga released their ‘Football Boots’ [their words not mine]And in doing so, they paid the exorbitant price of £595 on the leather-free shoes.
The so-called “sneakers” have been reformulated for everyday wear rather than athletic activities, while the company’s popular branding can be seen on a foldable tongue.
Youtube Kieran Brown He conducted a series of tests on the Balenciaga shoes on his channel. You can see this section below.
A few months ago, Balenciaga also released its £612 soccer jersey made from premium mid-weight cotton and a stand-up collar to help it “further blur the line between sportswear and debt-burdened luxury”.
The line was first shown during Paris Fashion Week.
Balenciaga has become the latest brand to embrace the rising trend of soccer in fashion.
The line was first shown during Paris Fashion Week:
Each shirt comes complete with a Balenciaga logo in the PlayStation shape of the Balenciaga fantasy football club pic.twitter.com/l2eConHJy9
Front Office Sports (FOS) March 3, 2020