Founded in Paris in 1914 by Spanish designer Cristóbal Balenciaga, Balenciaga is renowned for its ultra-feminine, contemporary designs and unparalleled standards of quality. Before the label moved its headquarters to Paris after the Civil War, the first boutique was opened in San Sebastian, Spain, in 1918. Balenciaga T-shirts bring together classic tailoring, impeccable attention to detail and contemporary designs. Highlights include long-sleeved T-shirts in graphic prints, and classic crew-cut styles embellished with the iconic Balenciaga logo.
The Balenciaga T-Shirts Buying Guide
Balenciaga continues to maintain its reputation as a fashion powerhouse. The brand consistently continues to design the most talked about styles, season after season. From the runway to the closet, their line of t-shirts are the ultimate in normcore with its easy wearability. Between its homage to Parisian landmarks and logomania finesse, Balenciaga’s prestigious reputation with the fashion crowd continues to go strong. Ahead, we’ll guide you through the best styles for you, find the right size, and give tips on how to care for your Balenciaga t-shirt.
The Most Wanted Balenciaga Men’s T-Shirts
Balenciaga Logo T-Shirts
Logomania has come in full force and Balenciaga has the assortment of a lifetime. Between its wildly popular ironic blue logo shirt poking fun at political campaigns, crested iconic BB logo, all-over, or cursive branding across a plain tee, Balenciaga has thought of every way to make their logo standout. Whichever logo you prefer, there are crewneck cuts, regular, boxy, oversized and a wide variety of relaxed fits to choose from with straight hems.
Balenciaga Paris T-Shirts
The city of lights itself might be the only thing that can surpass the icon level of the Balenciaga brand name itself, which is what makes the Paris tees some of the most wanted shirts right now. Seemingly simple with its casual tourist vibe, nothing is actually simple when it comes to Balenciaga. You can opt for the tee that smartly displays the Eiffel Tower within the city’s name in colorful type font; the Paris tee with the brand’s headquarter location embroidered, or a crystal-embellished Eiffel Tower design. Designed in loose and boxy-fits, you can find a wide variety of Parisian-themed shirts that will enhance an everyday closet.
Balenciaga World Food Programme T-Shirts
Who knew that creating luxury pieces and fighting world hunger are both Balenciaga’s forte? When purchasing this philanthropic cotton tee, 20% of the profit goes towards the World Food Programme which projects to end world hunger by 2030. The World Food Programme’s logo placement mirrors across the chest from a Balenciaga logo, accompanied by branding on the back of the shirt. You can find this high fashion collaboration available in short-sleeve, long-sleeve, and hoodies.
The Men’s Balenciaga T-Shirts Sizing Guide
Unsure of your size? Men’s Balenciaga shirts run true to US standards so we recommend purchasing your normal size. Keep in mind that many sizes are relaxed or boxy, so be sure to read the shirt description for clarity on the exact style of fit beforehand. Here is a chart for reference (in inches) so you can narrow down the right size for you.
|Your waist size||27.6||29.1||30.7||32.3||33.9||35.4|
|Your shoulder width||16.4||16.9||17.4||18||18.5||19|
|Your arm length (from center back to wrist)||34.8||35.2||35.6||36||36.4||36.8|
How To Care For Your Balenciaga T-Shirts
Balenciaga pieces have held their prestige since its founding in 1917 — so it’s important to take good care of your garments to extend their lifespan. Hand wash the garments in cold water with a mild detergent. Lay flat to air dry. If ironing is needed, set the iron on a low heat setting.
Be sure to check your care label before washing for any special instructions that your specific shirt may require.
- How do I know if my Balenciaga t-shirt is authentic?
Balenciaga only sells its apparel through specific retail outlets. These retailers include Balenciaga boutiques, Balenciaga outlet stores, authorized department stores and their websites, authorized specialty stores, online authorized retailers, limited duty-free locations, and Balenciaga.com. The list of men's authorized retailers is as follows: Farfetch, Mr Porter, Matchesfashion, Ssence, and 24S.
- Who are the “Speed Hunters” featured on some of the Balenciaga apparel?
The Speed Hunters are a fictional boy-band that designer Demna Gvasalia created. The band embodies the styling and graphics of the quintessential 90’s boy-band across the apparel, and the concert tour dates are taken from the brand’s design team birthday dates.
- Where was Balenciaga created?
Originally, Balenciaga was established in Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, by Cristobal Balenciaga. Today, the brand’s headquarters are stationed in Paris, France.