You know I love a good collaboration AND YOU KNOW I LOVE MY BALMAIN… So you can only imagine my excitement when I learned that Balmain’s creative director, Olivier Rousteing, teamed up with Apple on a limited edition BALMAIN x BEATS headphone! I was SHOOK! “Our diverse army has no limit and crosses all boundaries, from culture tradition to modern fashion and music. Balmain and Beats – welcome to my new adventure” – said Olivier, Balmain’s creative director… Balmain has always created hype with anything he touches and it is no different hear (see what I did there!?!?!? lol)… The quite literally, designer earphones, are clean and simple with the perfect touch of signature Balmain shine!!! Enough typing! Time to plug them in and play SZA – CTRL at full control and jam out to my new favourite headphones!!! In the mean time learn more about the Balmain x Beats headphones and see the other styles online here !!!!
Today Balmain showed their Spring/Summer 2017 runway show inspired by the unique strength of those strong women that designer, Olivier Rousting calls his Balmain army. Women that never shy away from showing their softer side, sure in the knowledge that there’s no longer any need to shout. For me the collection was quite a surprise, following all the Met Gala moments that ensued in New York I was sure that Olivier would be putting heavy, intense, high embellished looks down the runway for this collection but to my surprise he did the complete opposite and showcased a softer, lighter and flowier runway show which theoretically makes sense for a Spring/Summer collection! AS MUCH as you know I am obsessed with my pearls, crystals & etc. it is indeed refreshing to see a new style come into the ethos of Balmain.
Amidst the beautiful easter hues and the ruffles, lace and embellishments there were key set of looks that revitalized my undeniable urge for all things crystal and pearl from Olivier Rousteing’s Balmain… All I could think was that the BLING AND THE KING is back!!! IT’S NOT that I feel as if Balmain went anywhere and is back… NO.. It’s not that at all! What it is, is that their is a certain design aesthetic and untouchable detail that I personally find to be the houses best asset.. Their unbeatable embellishments… The insane details, the un-defeatable silhouettes and the undeniable attention to detail… This is the Balmain that is king…. The hierarchy is back in order and Balmain is at the top… THIS is what Balmain is known for.. It’s crazy because to me…. IN this collection I see design details, and aspects from some of Olivier’s recent past collections for Balmain as creative director.. It’s almost as if this Fall/Winter 2016 collection were a retrospective of some of his best recent works and I love every second of it!!!! VIVE A BALMAIN!!! Continue reading for some of my favourite looks!!!…
If you know me then you know how much I love Balmain for the dreams it creates. It is one of my favorite design houses to follow, admire and support. I have been fortune enough to be connected to this brand the last couple of years and this is the reason why.. Olivier Rousteing really came to win this season with his Men’s Fall/Winter 2016 collection. For those who follow, you know that I am obsessed when Olivier Rousteing works with crystal details, hence my obsession with Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Now, with this runway show we can see that the king of crystals is back!!! Balmain’s Fall/Winter 2016 collection is something our of a fairytale movie, the kind of stuff that princes would wear, the kind of stuff you could only see in movies.. Something very royal, something very regal, something veryThere are way to many epic moments that are happening in this collection and I could go on and on but I will just let you see it for yourself! View some of my favorite looks below!
That Balmain reign just won’t let up! Olivier Rousteing, brings out the big guns for the Spring/Summer campaign.. Steven Klein captures Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell, and Claudia Schiffer in sexy black & white images, posing in signature Balmain ruffled and fitted Spring runway pieces.
Check this out!! Some of my highlights from the Balmain x H&M runway show live in New York City from my seat! I have been saying it and I will unshamefully say it again! This was literally BY FAR, BEyoND one of the most epic fashion shows I’ve ever attended! From the models, the music.. WHICH by the way I haven’t stopped listening to since I purchased, the clothes & the energy!!!!! It was just 100’s on 100’s on 100’s! Check out the video!!!
Balmain just launched their new #SISTERACT sibling themed campaign shot by Mario Sorrenti under creative direction of Pascal Dangin. The campaign features siblings Kendall and Kylie Jenner, Joan and Erika Smalls, Bela and Gigi Hadid and Armando and Fernardo Cabral…. “This season’s Balmain campaign was inspired by a brief, key moment that happened while we were shooting our last campaign,” Rousteing explains, “While I watched Mario capture a kiss last fall, I was struck by the love and emotion that I was witnessing in front of me. Starting with a determination to once again focus on the beauty of an intimate connection, my team and I quickly concluded that a celebration of the unique and unconditional love of siblings is a natural progression from the spirit of last season.”
Something that I have been dreaming about for quite some time now is without a doubt this classic and iconic, signature double breasted Balmain blazer. It is literally my dream jacket, I know, how could I say this when I have the absolutely insane faberge blazer and some other pretty cool Balmain jackets! It’s because this is like the ultimate all day/every day piece, you can wear it up, down, left, right (you get the point haha!) – It’s a style staple and one I hope to soon have in my wardrobe!! #PrayingToTheFashionGods!Shop this piece now!
It’s show time!!!!!!!!! Let’s check it out Hey guys! I am so excited to be teaming up with Balmain to be one of the exclusive streamers for the Men’s Spring/Summer 2016 runway show. A first considering Balmain has only done presentations for the menswear collection’s to date. How freakin’ exciting is this! The show will stream June 27th at 11:00AM EST / 5:00PM CET – So stay tuned!
H&M’s newest designer collaboration was launched last night at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on the red carpet where Olivier Rousteing announced the Balmain for H&M collaboration collection. Kendall Jenner and Jourdan Dunn both debuted the first looks from the upcoming collection on the red carpet. Follow the reveal, H&M then took to Twitter to confirm the news and announce the collection’s launch date, November 5, 2015.