Balenciaga Tyrex Sneakers in Black Textile upper with rubber sole. Made in China. Approx 25mm/ 1 inch platform. Approx 50mm/ 2 inch heel. Lace-up front. Padded collar. Reflective logo detail at toe and back counter. Leather free. BALF-WZ162. 617196-W1702. About the designer: CristÃ³bal Balenciaga started his couture house back in 1918, influencing the next century of fashion with his dramatic, sculptural silhouettes. In 2015, the brand announced that Demna Gvasalia would be taking over as the new creative director, bringing his signature edge to the classic luxury fashion house.