We feel like an entire “adventures in copyright” blog could be dedicated to copies of his work. Oh wait, that exists.
If you haven’t already seen it, let us introduce you to Balenciaga Did It First, a Tumblr that juxtaposes a Balenciaga by Ghesquiere look next to a more recent and strikingly similar look by another designer. We already knew how influential he was, but seeing that visually, all in one place is pretty incredible.
Click through for some of our favorites plus a couple of our own.