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Brand Spotlight: Balmain

by on July 20, 2012
 

I’m a huge fan of the baroque trend that is soon to hit all of the Fall fashion guides – nobody does it better than Balmain.

Some of my favorite Balmain looks.

Structured pieces made of ornate, heavy fabrics define the brand’s signature look – making even a basic wardrobe item a statement piece. I’ve always loved the highly decorated, opulent, almost theatrical clothing that consistently comes out of this fashion house. Just look at the pictures I’ve collected here – loud, glitzy, and glamorous in a very different way. Similar gilded fashion can be seen in Alexander McQueen, Versace, Dolce & Gabbana, and Roberto Cavalli’s Fall 2012 collections; but in my opinion, Balmain’s structured elegance and penchant for gold hit home for me.

Some celebrity Balmain fans.