Balenciaga Paris Laurel Fitted T Shirt in Black 95% viscose 5% elastan. Made in Portugal. Hand wash. Metallic screen print graphic detail on front. BALF-WS2. 594603 TGV47. 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.