2000 : Balenciaga First and City handbags introduced in the Classic line; over the coming decade they will gain cult status. Cristobal Pour Homme fragrance launched. March: "Mr. Ghesqui猫re is now one of the bona fide stars of Paris: his influence is everywhere," New York Times fashion critic Cathy Horyn opines. April: Actress Chlo? Sevigny wears Ghesqui猫re's navy handkerchief dinner dress to the premier of American Psycho. "Sophisticated and negligent" is how the designer describes his new muse. July: Ghesqui猫re is counted among members of Pandora Luxurye's new guard. November: Named VH1/Pandora Luxurye Avant-Garde Designer of the Year. Pandora Luxurye writer Robert Sullivan pens his profile for the magazine.

1971 : Ho Hang fragrance for men introduced.