Balmain x H&M collaboration launches

Fans of the French fashion house have been lined up since Wednesday to get the first look at this limited collection.

November 5, 2015

By Amanda Ross

In any designer/retailer collaboration, the right savoir faire is always needed: a coveted brand, luxury goods, and excellent price points. Which is why we’re so excited about Balmain, that historic French haute couture fashion house, partnering with high street’s H&M for a fall collab that’s rich in detail and craftsmanship—and well within our pocketbook range.

Balmain’s young creative director, Olivier Rousteing, offers up a robust collection that touches on military themes, intricate embroidery, and powerful silhouettes, all mixed with Parisian street style and body-con tailoring. Available Thursday, this partnership promises a perfect je ne sais quoi:

“This is for the new H&M Balmain Nation—a complete collection that can be worn by many different women on different continents, all part of the same world,” says Rousteing.

H&M, 609 Granville St, 604-692-0308

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