The Rebel ArmyBalmain FW17

“Remain true to ourselves”, this is the motto for the strong women march down Balmain FW17 runway show. Women are free to celebrate themselves, their beauty and their power. Their strength is manifest in this collection’s animal patterns, print and illustrations. As a result, Olivier Rousteing’s creative stream of consciousness began mixing his iconic maximalist, ultra-embellished aesthetics with Nirvana’s grunge-inspired layered, darker looks, creating one of his most complex, intricate and boldest Balmain army ever.