Balmain: RTW Fall 2010

Posted on March 20, 2010

Christophe Decarnin opened his fall 2010 ready to wear show for Balmain with Prince's classic song "Let's Go Crazy." That was a signal for the party clothes to come which were inspired by Louis XIV, the Sun King. Decarnin kept many of his bestselling themes: military style, stylized shoulders and lots of gold and embellishments. The cocktail dresses were short and sparkly, and the leather pants were slim cut. Velvet brocade jackets featured long tails. Black, gold and purple were key in this full-on rockstar glam collection. We loved it and feel sure that Beyonce has already placed her orders. Alas, the music from the show isn't in this clip: