Balmain Is Committed To Sparkle-Motion

The big news about today's Balmain show is that the designer, Christophe Decarnin, was MIA. Apparently he was tired. No wonder, after staring at this bejeweled, shiny, daughter-of-a-rock-star-goes-to-construction-site collection.


Balmain Is Committed To Sparkle-MotionSome of the collection was made up of sharp, 90s-inflected tailoring.

Balmain Is Committed To Sparkle-MotionThese were paired with "workboot"-"inspired" "shoes."

Balmain Is Committed To Sparkle-MotionThe sequins were laid on with a heavy hand, as one would expect from the ever-flashy designer.

Balmain Is Committed To Sparkle-Motion

Balmain Is Committed To Sparkle-MotionAnd there were allusions to antique menswear throughout.

Balmain Is Committed To Sparkle-MotionAnd in a brand known for party-ready frocks, he didn't skimp on the minis.

Balmain Is Committed To Sparkle-Motion