Balenciaga Fringe Knife Booties in Black Smooth kidskin leather with leather sole. Made in Italy. Approx 100mm/ 4 inch heel. Side zip closure. Polished silver-tone metal logo detail. BALF-WZ99. 593532 WAZN3. About the designer: Cristóba Balenciaga started his couture house back in 1918, influencing the next century of fashion with his dramatic, sculptural silhouettes. In 2012, the brand announced that Alexander Wang would be taking over as the new creative director, bringing his signature edge to the classic luxury fashion house.