After seeing that there were about five of them hanging on the rail, and all in different sizes, I was sceptical of whether I’d get lucky. I don’t know how but two seconds after the doors opened, I was holding the dress and classic Balmain tee, both in my sizes. After a trip to the changing room, I found the dress fit me like it was custom made for me. If that’s not a sign…
Being a pocket lover I was excited to find that there were two pockets just near the hip region:
Balmain and I go waay back. In fact, this French iconic brand was one of my first fashion love affairs. I remember watching Fashion TV as a young 16-year-old and falling in love with then Creative Director Christophe Decarnin’s ready-to-wear designs which eventually made their way onto my wall in the form of good old-fashioned prestick & paper.
Since Olivier Rousteing’s grand entrance the brand has mesmerised me even more. So you can imagine, when H&M announced their collab with Balmain I was super excited. Months later the collection is going into stores tomorrow!
Although the collection’s going to be more expensive (not your average H&M prices), a girl can dream right? Here’s a few of my favourite pieces: