StyleSnooperDan did this great piece on Balmain. I love it!
There are not too many luxury high end labels that can match the ‘Rockstar’ status of French design house, Balmain. The label has swiftly cemented its place next to Isabel Marant & Lanvin in the front row of modern french fashion, which in the past has been overshadowed by more well known powerhouses like Chanel and Louis Vuitton. Balmain is the king of the new era, drawing celebs like moths to a flame, thanks to creative director, Rousteing’s penchant for decadence. I mean only in the last few days, has luxury label floosy Riri been tweetgramming the pics of her one on one time with Rousteing in the house’s showroom, gushing about her love for the ‘so down to earth’ designer.
After founder Pierre Balmain stepped down, the label was headed up by Oscar De la Renta in the early 90’s before Christophe Decarnin took over in 2002 who only…
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