Considering his love of strong women, it's no surprise that Olivier Rousteing would take his vision for Balmain back to the 80s – the time when they really began to dress for success. His AW15 collection was an all out celebration of the era.
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Power shoulders and nipped in waists are hardly new territory for the house, but this season they came injected with clashing bright hues of orange, purple and magenta. Lace catsuits with flared legs and Mondrian-esque cage pieces provided the signature sex appeal, while models wore oversized earrings, throwing it back to the era where bigger was always better.
The 80s was also the start of the supermodel era, so it was only fitting that Rousteing bring along an all-star cast of the world’s favourite (and most followed) faces to join the Balmain army. The catwalk was taken to by the likes of Dazed cover star Kendall Jenner, star of the brand’s AW14 campaign Jourdan Dunn, Jessica Stam, Karlie Kloss, Lily Donaldson, Anna Ewers and Gigi Hadid.