Of the four top fashion weeks, Paris has been bold in hosting twenty something live shows that are still ongoing until October 6th. Last night’s Balmain star studded show was a work of gumption, one that the House’s creative director Olivier Rousteing spearheaded during the lockdown, in very informal settings with hundreds of Zoom calls with his team to make it happen. “We were seated at our kitchen tables during conference calls,” he notes in planning the show took months in the making.
Believing that fashion should be experienced live and that shared experiences are crucial for the fashion community, Balmain put on a show that left fashion watchers feeling caught-up and that the pandemic has all been a very bad dream.
The collection was done in true Rousteing style with a tailored DB jacket that he paired with biker