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Winners From The Fashion Awards 2016

The 2016 Fashion Awards, was held in London at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday 5th December.

This event celebrated the British fashion industry, the biggest names in the fashion industry making an appearance, rounding off the year in the most stylish way.
Holding over 4,000 guests, with names like Naomi Campbell, Gigi Hadid, Kate Moss, Jourdan Dunn, Joan Smalls, David Beckham and Julien McDonald (who was in Lagos recently for the GTBank Fashion Weekend) – all gathered round in celebration of the re-branded British Fashion Awards. Continue reading

Sarah Ofili Wears N1 Million Balmain Dress To The 2016 African Fashion Week 2016

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Nigerian socialite, Sarah Ofili was spotted in $2,800 Balmain dress at the recently concluded 2016 African Fashion Week Nigeria.  What do you think?

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Donatella Versace opens grand new luxury resort in Dubai (photos)

Chief designer and Vice President of the Versace group, Donatella Versace, 61, has opened the doors to the fashion house’s luxury resort in Dubai which she helped design. Billed as ‘the most luxurious hotel in the Middle East’, the five-star Palazzo Versace Dubai is meant to look like a 16th-century Italian palace with subtle traces of Arabian architecture and vaulted ceilings hand-detailed in gold.

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Fashion Alert! Nicki Minaj’s Balmain Black Lace-up Stretch-Knit Playsuit + Meek Mill’s Alexander McQueen Striped Skull Shirt

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Nicki Minaj posed backstage with beau Meek Mill before Queen Bey slayed the stage.  The superstar rapper kept it cute for the camera in a $3,273 Balmain Lace-up Stretch-Knit Playsuit while Meek looked fly in a $345 Alexander McQueen Skull Graphic Long-Sleeve T-Shirt. Continue reading

Fashion Alert! Mariah Carey vs. Beyonce in Balmain’s Sequined Tulle Black and Gold Tiger Mini Dress

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Mariah Carey was spotted out and about in New York City earlier today while rocking the same $5,595 Balmain Sequined Tulle Mini Dress Beyoncé wore at the Early Education 75th Anniversary.

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The 2016 Met Gala with Lupita Nyong’o in Calvin Klein Collection, Zendaya Coleman in Michael Kors Collection, Beyoncé in Givenchy, and More!

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The 2016 Met Gala red carpet is underway! With the theme “Manus x Machina”, the night’s looks are sure to be spectacular!

Let’s see what the celebs are wearing, shall we?

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Fashion Alert! Kim Kardashian West In Custom Balmain

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Kim Kardashian West was present to support her firend Naomi Campbell in Los Angeles for the launch of her new self-titled $1,750 book while rocking a custom Balmain Pre-Fall 2016 Red Geometric Print Round Neck Midi Dress and nude strappy sandals. Continue reading

Fashion Alert! Beyoncé Wears DSquared2, Balmain, Roberto Cavalli, and More for Formation World Tour

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Beyoncé kicked off her Formation World tour with the power of a megathron in Miami, wearing a selection of form fitting, curves flaunting custom looks by Balmain, Roberto Cavalli, DSquared2, and more.
Styled by longtime collaborator Marni Senofonte and Eric Archibald, put their all into styling Queen Bey and her troupe of dancers in a selection of ensembles that were all worthy of thy Bey! Continue reading

Fashion Alert: Zayn Malik Is the Latest Recruit of Olivier Rousteing’s Balmain Army

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“I love the way he is evolving,” said Olivier Rousteing of former One Direction-er Zayn Malik. “He is someone who has all the potential and the strength to become a champion, and that is why his outfit also resembles that of one—embroidered and chic but ready to perform and own the stage.” The creative director of Balmain created a custom ensemble for Malik’s appearance at the iHeartRadio Music Awards this past weekend, one that made the British singer’s soulful performance of “Like I Would” that much more captivating. Continue reading

The Eclipsed Broadway Opening Night After Party with Lupita Nyong’o in Balmain

 

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The stars were out for the Eclipsed Broadway Opening Night After Party! Lace, bold lips, vibrant hues, and plunging necklines were just some of the highlights complementing the natural beauty of the stunning black women in attendance.

Let’s see what they wore!

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Kendall Jenner bares her nipples as she opens for Balmain’s show in Paris (Photos)

The Blonde is back and winter has come, embrace yourselves! This is game of thrones!
The Paris Fashion week has kicked off and Blonde Kendall Jenner just walked the runway for Balmain’s Fall/Winter 2016 fashion show in Paris today. More photos after the cut…

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Kanye West Wears Couture Balmain Jacket Designed By Olivier Rousteing At Yeezy Season 3 Premiere

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Kanye West recently launched his latest fashion collection, Yeezy Season 3, in conjunction with his new album The Life of Pablo, but it turns out apparently that wasn’t the whole album! Backstage at the event Kanye wore a heavily Embroidered Balmain Bomber Jacket designed by Olivier Rousteing 5 days before the event before changing into his red pablo shirt for the main show, See what Kim Kardashian wrote on an Instagram post below. What do you think are you feeling Ye’s jacket?  For me, I don’t know if it’s the camera lighting or something else, cause i normally like everything balmain by olivier but I am not feeling this. Continue reading

What I wore Today

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When you are leaving in Plateau State, Nigeria and you are sick and tired of the cold/harmattan/heat, you turn on the TV and see the snow in the US #ThankGod for the weather.

Today’s was inspired by the funny weather conditions in Jos city, the outfit was styled to keep you warm during the spiky cold periods but cool enough to not make you sweat when the heat comes back (yes, the weather in Jos fluctuates like it is been controlled by a remote). See more below…

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Show Review: Balmain Pre-Fall 2016

Show Review: Balmain Pre-Fall 2016

Balmain under Olivier Rousteing always has freaky originality to it collections, their originality is so freaky that you can’t imagine it until when you actually get to see the pieces. Original pieces that are influenced by French icons of centuries past. After the fashion house’s Fall 2016 menswear show just days ago, Olivier Rousteing and his beloved army came back again for the women’s Pre-Fall wares and it was amazing. See more pics…

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Show Review: Balmain Fall 2016 Menswear

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Balmain is gradually turning into a menswear heaven, it is one of the few fashion houses in Paris that are making men to actual stand up and by some quality clothes with beautiful designs for themselves.  Olivier Rousteing has truly evolved from an “It” designer to one of fashion powerhouses.  His designs always seems to bring out your innermost “flamboyant but stylish Bill Gates” lol. Continue reading

It’s Balmainia! Chaos at H&M stores around the world as balmain shoppers camp out for up to TWO DAYS and even PAY people to line up for them

The openly gay Balmain creative director, Oliver, brought in the crazy…
It is the most highly-anticipated collection of the year and with such anticipation, the Balmain x H&M launch has caused chaos on the streets around the world, well more like streets around first world cities, I don’t people lining up to buy his collection in Uganda.

Many of the most eager shoppers from across the globe spent more than 24 hours camped outside their local H&M store in order to ensure that they would have a chance of snagging items from the hotly-anticipated collaboration. See more photos…

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View Runway Photos From The Much-Anticipated Balmain X H&M Collaboration

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Olivier Rousteing girl gang was out in force recently to help the designer celebrate his much-anticipated Balmain X H&M collaboration.

Taking place on New York’s Wall Street, in a former bank, Rousteing took inspiration from his host city and transformed the venue into a subway station – final stop, #Balmaination.

Kicking off the night was a fashion show where Jourdan Dunn, Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid – the faces of the collaboration’s campaign – led a band of models including Karlie Kloss, Joan Smalls and Bella Hadid.

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