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Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

 

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

If you have followed the career of Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing then you know he is in love with the ‘80s.  The Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection Looks are reminiscent of a disco nights and mixed with the mosh pit.

 

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

 

The collection is filled with a lot of gold, black, plaid and rocker chic leatherFashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection.

 

For the last few months, a playlist of ‘80s hard rock has been blaring in Balmain’s studio and echoing in my head 24/7, as my team and I worked on a men’s collection that was inspired by those bands and their full-throated screams  of  rebellion.  

 

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

 

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

 

There  was  bound  to  be  some  spillover.  So,  that’s  how  this Pre-Fall collection, which I was working on at the same time, also ended up channeling that soundtrack’s invigorating spirit of defiance.  

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

With studded leathers, intricate embellishments and explosions of colorful plaids reminding us of those rockers confident  style.    

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

Their  celebration  of  making  one’s  own  choices qualities  that are already very much a part of the character of the women making up the Balmain Army.

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

We see more new faces in this Balmain Army.   It will be interesting who will pick up the rebellion rocker trend from the house.

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection
Photos Credit  Balmain 

Fashion Friday| Balmain Pre-Fall 17 Womenswear Collection

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