In a khaki-green hue and enriched with lustrous embellishments this wrap-front dress is signature Balmain. It's cut to a figure-hugging shape with flattering ruching at the waist and centre-front and is ornamented with bands of glinting gold silver and clear crystals. Jewels are not required - simple heels are all that are needed with this scene-stealing piece.
This powder-blue light-purple green and metallic-silver tweed dress offers a stylish interpretation of Balmain's glamour-tinted military aesthetic. It's tailored for a slim fit with a V-neckline and a double-breasted display of the house's signature lion head-embossed buttons then lined with white satin twill to ensure a clean drape. Add a monogram clutch and barely-there heels to complete an alluring evening edit.
Every wardrobe needs an LBD and Balmain's stretch-satin jersey design offers effortless sensuality. It skims over the body with deft silhouette-defining ruching and has one asymmetric mesh sleeve. The signature gold-tone metal zip at the back is a slick finisher. Just add simple tonal ankle-strap sandals.
For eveningwear that's both seductive and polished turn to Balmain. This black heavyweight jersey midi dress has a body-conscious high-neck silhouette that's artfully detailed with plunging sheer tulle inserts at the neckline shoulders and back. Ensure it pulls focus with upswept hair and considered accessories.
Balmain's Pre-AW16 collection exudes a rich textural feel inspired by classic rococo style. This black stretch-jersey mini dress is knitted to a form-fitting silhouette that's accentuated with padded shoulders and spliced with sheer-lace inserts for a seductive conceal-and-reveal effect. Stay on brand and play up the thigh-grazing length with slick ankle boots.
Balmain's thigh-skimming black double-crepe mini dress is a daring choice for after dark. It's panelled with sheer silk-organza to reveal slithers of skin and finished with cleverly placed seams to enhance the slender shape. Gold-tone metal zips run along the sleeves and back for an extra flash of glamour. Complete the look with gold heels and smoky eyes.
Turn heads in Balmain's striking black and white leopard-print mini dress. This halterneck style is cut to a slim fit with an open back and plunging V-neckline. The oversized ruffles cement the statement-making appeal. Honour the label's glamorous attitude with towering heels.
Balmain's take on after-dark dressing is truly seductive. This black one-shoulder dress has a figure-hugging fit and is sliced with three cutaway panels at the waist revealing serious slithers of skin. Amplify it with a pair of sleek black sandals.
Balmain's fire-red halterneck wrap dress looks uncharacteristically demure from the front but turns to reveal a low-cut back for a signature hit of allure. It's crafted from jersey that drapes beautifully over the frame falling into a sculptural asymmetric hem. Metallic accessories will only enhance the striking hue.
Balmain's mini dress nods to both 1970s glamour and 1990s silhouettes - a combination that runs throughout the Resort 2017 collection as a whole. Decorated with pink blue and green stripes it's designed to sculpt the figure with a halterneck silhouette that puts flattering focus on your shoulders and décolleté. Style it for evening with wedge sandals.
Diaphanous draping is rife in Balmain's SS17 collection as illustrated by this black halterneck dress. Crafted to a wrap style with a sultry open back the super-fine knitted fabric is the product of fine Italian craftsmanship giving the asymmetric panels a whisper-weight feel. Use the coordinating waist-belt to add shape and style it with stiletto heels for the most striking take.
Ornate embellishments and sultry silhouettes reign supreme in Balmain's AW17 collection - a point proven by this shimmering brown and black sequin-embellished mini dress. The plunging V-neckline brings the décolleté centre-stage balancing the proportions of the commanding shoulders perfectly while the cropped hem skims along the top of the thigh. Stiletto heels will make the perfect evening pairing.
This navy and white striped knitted dress offers a demure take on Balmain's seductive aesthetic. It's shaped to a slender sleeveless silhouette with a high neckline and thigh-skimming skirt and finished with a defined knitted waistband to cinch-in the smallest part of your frame. Add colour-pop stiletto heels for a strong finish.
Olivier Rousteing's creative direction at Balmain brings an air of unapologetic glamour to the house's historical emphasis on fit and form and this black halterneck mini dress from the SS18 collection is a particularly dynamic piece. It's constructed for a slim fit through the body from semi-sheer fabric ruched at the sides and trimmed with black crochet-knit edges. Wear it with a high ponytail to make the most of the open back.
Balmain's navy-blue dress draws power from the full-throttle glamour of the silhouette and the military influence represented by the house's signature gold-tone metal decorative buttons. It's crafted from jersey to a slim-fitting shape; the deep V-neckline is contoured via a wrap-style bodice and the structured skirt is detailed with patch pockets. Offset it with high stiletto sandals and gold accessories.
Second-skin dresses are one of Balmain's calling cards. This white fine-knit style is shaped with a close neck and long sleeves that are detailed with curved perforated panels alongside cut-out geometric detailing across the chest and bodice. Note the padded shoulders to ensure a commanding finish. Dial up the drama by styling it with metallic-gold stilettos and a tassel-embellished bag.
Balmain's Resort 2018 offering expresses a pro-France sentiment with typical exuberance - a combination clearly seen in the crystal-embellished marinière stripes that travel through this navy-blue and gold mini dress. It's cut with a boat neck to a slim silhouette with a nipped-in waist and figure-honing proportions are further enhanced with a sultry scoop back and cropped hem that skims the top of the thigh. Slip on sky-high stiletto sandals to embody the house's seductive approach to dressing.
Seductive and bold as expected from Balmain this black body-con dress is a case study in confident dressing. Made from a double-knit jersey it features stretch-mesh side panels that reveal flashes of skin while the long sleeves and high neck balance out the peekaboo game. The piece is then decorated with gold-tone metal studs and a chunky centre-back zip fastening for added allure. Pair it with high heels to enhance the elongating effect of the short hem.
This lava-red hound's-tooth check mini dress is unmistakably Balmain. It has a structured shape with a square neckline to perfectly highlight your décolleté and waist-honouring flap pockets at the sides while hallmark gold-tone military-style buttons further define the front. Finish the look for evening with strappy high heels.
A black and white hound's-tooth check design lends classic appeal to Balmain's sultry knitted mini dress. It's shaped with signature sharp shoulders and inserted with a sheer black tulle panel that showcase a flash of skin at the chest while solid black trims work to further contour the body. Complete your look with simple black sandals.
Acid-tone tartan checks and micro-mini hemlines complete a number of looks in Balmain's Pre-AW17 collection including this navy-blue woven-fabric dress. The thigh-skimming hem is proportionally balanced with a high neckline and long sleeves then finished with frayed edges for a raw and textural contrast. The black twill lining ensures a streamlined silhouette. Add sculptural heels for a graphic full-stop.
The blue stripes featured on Balmain's stretch-knit mini dress are a subtle tribute to the hallmarks of French style. The second-skin silhouette is anchored by a plunging V-neckline that pulls focus to the décolleté and is finished with long sleeves that sit neatly on the wrist. Opt for leg-lengthening heels for the most sultry finish.
Cascades of light-pink ribbed sheer fabric scales fall from the sleeves and skirt of Balmain's mini dress. With a corseted bodice shell-like cups and a transparent neckline panel this seductive statement piece is perfect to be paired with simple heels keeping it in focus.
Olivier Rousteing took his signature glamourous route for Balmain’s AW17 collection, presenting rock-chic princesses with a Western edge on his new-season runway. Immaculately fashioned in France from a figure-hugging stretch-knit fabric, this black and red tiger print dress features a round neckline, long sleeves, a fitted silhouette, a gold-tone rear zip fastening, a short length and black lace-up details.
Olivier Rousteing continues to push boundaries for Balmain’s Spring/Summer ‘18 collection, presenting an array of embellished evening wear and expertly tailored essentials all immaculately crafted with a timeless, couture-worn care.This black and red strapless fringe dress from Balmain features a strapless design, a sweetheart neckline, a fringed design and a short length.
Olivier Rousteing continues his evolution of Balmain’s classic styles into the brand’s SS17 collection and beyond. Equal amounts decorative, daring and refined, these garments are an elevation of Parisian craftsmanship. This multicolour inca pattern dress features a v-neck, ribbed details, long sleeves, a short length, a rear zip fastening, gold-tone hardware and a lace up detail.
Black lambskin v-neck mini dress from Balmain featuring a belted waist, long sleeves and an oversized fit. Clean by luxury specialist only.
Olivier Rousteing continues his evolution of Balmain’s iconic styles into the brand’s AW17 collection. This red and black zebra pattern dress features a one shoulder design and gold tone hoop metal detailing, a minimal take on the brand’s signature coin button. Tapping into the season’s penchant for asymmetrical hems, the piece also features a sleeveless and layered design.
Olivier Rousteing continues his evolution of Balmain’s classic styles into the brand’s SS17 collection and beyond. Equal amounts decorative, daring and refined, these garments are an elevation of Parisian craftsmanship. This green crossed lace dress from Balmain features a v-neck, a tie waist, belt loops and long sleeves.
Olivier Rousteing implements a ‘more is more’ philosophy which showed no boundaries in Balmain’s AW17 collection. Expect a visually rich line-up of opulent fabrics, daring cuts and his signature decadent embellishing. This dress has been knitted from a comfortable blend of fabric with rounded stud embellishments. It features a figure-hugging silhouette along with a turtleneck, a sleeveless design, a cinched waist and a pleated skirt
Despite his innovative evolution of the brand, Olivier Rousteing does not shy away from Balmain's unmissable classics that truly define the fashion house. Crafted in France from a high quality blue tweed fabric, this structured shoulder dress is the ideal way to infuse some luxury into your daily routine. Stylish yet comfortable, it features a round neck, a fitted silhouette, a short length, long sleeves, a back zip fastening, structured shoulders, a fringed design and decorative buttons.
Add a burst of colour to your wardrobe with this chic striped fitted cocktail dress from Balmain. Utilising a silhouette familiar to many of the fashion house's dress designs, this garment features structured shoulders, making for an angular fit at the top that slyly offsets the fitted aesthetic. Completed by a deep V neckline, long sleeves and a short length, this striking Balmain dress is sure to impress for this season and beyond.
Since taking the reins in 2011, iconic creative director Olivier Rousteing has upheld Balmain's reputation as the go-to brand for military-inspired pieces with a tough-luxe, rebellious attitude. Expect sumptuous leathers, sleek silhouettes, heavy embellishing and an earthy palette. This blue cotton blend fitted body-con dress is a staple piece and features a v-neck, long sleeves, a fitted waist, a short length and a skinny fit.
Olivier Rousteing infuses Balmain’s signature glamour and lavish embellishments into classic wardrobe staples, presenting a collection of wearable yet striking silhouettes for the fashionable modern woman. Crafted in France from a light blue cotton-wool blend, this double-breasted sequin mini dress from Balmain features a wrap style V neckline, short sleeves, two chest pockets, two front pockets, a fitted waist, a short length and signature silver-tone embossed buttons.
Despite his innovative evolution of the bran, Olivier Rousteing does not shy away from Balmain's unmissable classics that truly define the fashion house. This dress features long sleeves, a fitted silhouette, a short length, an open back and crystal embellishments.
Olivier Rousteing implements a ‘more is more’ philosophy which showed no boundaries in Balmain’s Spring/Summer ‘18 collection. Expect a visually rich line-up of opulent fabrics, daring cuts and his signature decadent embellishing. This stunning black cotton blend and lambskin leather one-shoulder dress from Balmain features a side zip fastening, silver-tone hardware, a short length, a fitted silhouette, one long sleeve with a zipped cuff and lace trims.
Olivier Rousteing implements a ‘more is more’ philosophy which showed no boundaries in Balmain’s Spring/Summer ‘18 collection. Expect a visually rich line-up of opulent fabrics, daring cuts and his signature decadent embellishing. Crafted in Italy from a silver cotton blend, this glass pearl-embellished one-shoulder dress from Balmain features ruffle trimmings, a side zip fastening, a short length, a fitted silhouette and one long sleeve with a zipped cuff.
Olivier Rousteing implements a ‘more is more’ philosophy which showed no boundaries in Balmain’s AW17 collection. Expect a visually rich line-up of opulent fabrics, daring cuts and his signature decadent embellishing. Fashioned in France from a sumptuous black virgin wool blend, this mini dress adopts a sleek jacket-inspired silhouette complete with peaked lapels, long sleeves, a front zip fastening, a v-neckline, a fitted waist, two side zipped pockets, a short length and silver-tone hardware.
Olivier Rousteing implements a ‘more is more’ philosophy which showed no boundaries in Balmain’s AW17 collection. Expect a visually rich line-up of opulent fabrics, daring cuts and his signature decadent embellishing. Crafted from a soft wool blend, this stylish dress features long sleeves, a gathered design, a fitted silhouette and a short length.
Black Studded mesh panelled dress from Balmain featuring a band collar, mesh panels, a gold-tone stud detailing, a fitted silhouette, a rear zip fastening, long sleeves and a straight hem.