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Claudia Schiffer wearing her collaborative Frame Denim jeans.

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Claudia Schiffer Marks 50th Birthday With Collaborative Designer Effort

The internationally known model is joining forces with brands and designers.

clock August 24, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Fashion Scoops

How to Watch Balmain’s Fashion Cruise on the Seine River

Olivier Rousteing is loading up a barge with models wearing recent and archive Balmain designs, plus French singer Yseult.

clock July 5, 2020Miles Socha

Backstage at Balmain Men’s Fall 2020

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Balmain Is Sending a Boat Down the Seine Loaded With Fashion, Music

The event on July 5 will feature singer Yseult, archival couture and ebullient designer Olivier Rousteing.

clock July 1, 2020Miles Socha

Swae Lee, Olivier Rousteing

Fashion Scoops

Mosh Pits Yield to Chic Picnicking at Lollapalooza in Paris

Balmain created a designer picnic blanket, while chef Jean Imbert took care of the gourmet nibbles and Veuve Cliquot to wash it all down.

clock June 30, 2020Miles Socha

A look from Mytheresa's first coed capsule with Balmain.

Fashion Features

Mytheresa Ready to Unveil His-and-Hers Balmain Collection

This is the first time the luxury site has worked with Balmain on a coed collection.

clock June 23, 2020Samantha Conti

Balmain Resort 2021

Fashion Show Reviews

Balmain Resort 2021

Olivier Rousteing’s collection, produced in lockdown, was steeped in Nineties pop-culture references like “Pretty Woman.”

clock June 18, 2020Joelle Diderich

Olivier Rousteing

Designer and Luxury

EXCLUSIVE: Olivier Rousteing’s Avatar Greets Buyers at Balmain’s Virtual Showroom

The designer leveraged high-tech means to reveal the humanity behind the collections, interspersing VR razzmatazz with footage of seamstresses and embroiderers toiling at home.

clock June 15, 2020Miles Socha

Backstage at Balmain RTW Fall 2020

Fashion Scoops

Balmain Donates Eyewear to Raise Funds for COVID-19 Relief

The frames will be sold on video commerce platform NTWRK to raise funds for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

clock April 27, 2020Joelle Diderich

Red Valentino letter stamp designed by artist Ollie St Clair Terry

Fashion Features

Merch Yields to Games, Learning and Togetherness on Social Media

Instead of pushing sales, fashion brands are using digital platforms to keep consumers busy and creative during self-isolation.

clock April 1, 2020Alessandra Turra and Sandra Salibian and Martino Carrera and Miles Socha

Gwyneth Paltrow and Dame Glenda Bailey

Parties

Musée des Arts Décoratifs Celebrates Fashion Galleries & Harper’s Bazaar Exhibition

Gwyneth Paltrow, Demi Moore, Bella and Gigi Hadid were among the guests who fêted Glenda Bailey and the Harper’s Bazaar exhibition at the Arts Décoratifs.

clock February 29, 2020Lily Templeton

Dapper Dan

Fashion Features

Tidal Premieres ‘Shades of Fashion’ With Dapper Dan, Don C, Others

The series premiere explores the history of Black American fashion design and designers’ contributions to the industry.

clock February 24, 2020Obi Anyanwu

Balmain Men’s Fall 2020

Fashion Show Reviews

Balmain Men’s Fall 2020

In many ways, the collection was in tune with what’s been going on this season in the three European men’s wear cities.

clock January 18, 2020Samantha Conti

Ambiance at Balmain MenÕs Fall 2020, photographed in Paris on Jan 17, 2020.

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Charles Melton Went From Wearing Target to Balmain

The “Riverdale” actor was one of the guests at the Balmain show on Friday, alongside footballer Neymar Jr. and DJ Kiddy Smile.

clock January 18, 2020Fleur Burlet

Balmain Eyewear by Akoni

Eyewear

EXCLUSIVE: Balmain to Debut New Eyewear With Start-up Akoni

PARIS — Balmain will be debuting its new eyewear collection on the runway at its men’s show Friday, a premium line created with new licensee Akoni, a start-up based in Switzerland that was cofounded by industry veteran Rosario Toscano. Nearly a year in the making, the line — initially a capsule of five sunglass styles […]

clock January 16, 2020Alex Wynne

Ludovic de Saint Sernin Men's Spring 2020

Fashion Features

Decoding Genderless Fashion, the Future of the Industry

Genderless fashion designers and global retailers discuss the segment predicted to be the future of the industry.

clock January 8, 2020Obi Anyanwu

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