1946-1947: Balenciaga presented the barrel line and was a stunning success with magnificently embroidered bolero jackets boasting Spanish influence. The first Balenciaga House perfume was created with the name Le Dix. 1948-1949: The first Balenciaga boutique, designed by world famous decorator Christos Bellos, was opened. La Fuite des Heures, the firm's second perfume was presented. Wladzio d ́Attainville died on December 14 in Madrid (1948).