Olivier Rousteing showed a very graphic Balmain collection, much of it with a California and New Mexico vibe. He looked to Navajo blanket patterns for his rich embroideries in shades of bone, turquoise and coral, a palette borrowed from David Hockney’s paintings of Los Angeles.

Flared pants and poncho-inspired volumes looked sleek and sexy in textured knits and soft leather, while draped jersey and leather wrap dresses were worn over tight bell-bottoms.

Olivier Rousteing showed a very graphic Balmain collection, much of it with a California and New Mexico vibe. He looked to Navajo blanket patterns for his rich embroideries in shades of bone, turquoise and coral, a palette borrowed from David Hockney’s paintings of Los Angeles.


Flared pants and poncho-inspired volumes looked sleek and sexy in textured knits and soft leather, while draped jersey and leather wrap dresses were worn over tight bell-bottoms.

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