Wednesday, February 17, 2010

B : B A L M A I N

Ok so here goes the letter B, we've been slacking a little but that's cause we're both crazy busy like busy bees, get it? haha!

In the period following World War II, Pierre Balmain was "a king of French fashion" and outfitted stars including Ava Gardner and Brigitte Bardot. After Pierre Balmain's death in 1982, the house was led by Erik Mortensen, described by Vogue as Pierre Balmain's "right hand."Oscar de la Renta led the house between 1993 and 2001. Under Pierre Balmain, Mortensen, and de la Renta, the house was known for its classic, luxurious designs Today, the house is led by designer Christophe Decarnin, whose vision for the house is more modern and edgier.In around 2008 and 2009, The clothing line became extremely popular both among fashion magazines, runways and celebrities. Below I have posted looks from Spring 2010 runway that I really liked! Enjoy xoxo
**UPDATE: Just wanted to add that Balmain was by far the biggest inspiration for jac + gill! - GY

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