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Balmain x Opéra de Paris

Balmain x Opéra de Paris

Balmain's creative director Olivier Rousteing has teamed up with the Paris Opéra Ballet for a series of bespoke jewel encrusted pieces for choreographer Sébastien Bertaud's latest ballet, Renaissance

This meeting of the minds from the realms of fashion and dance has been a fruitful and rewarding experience for the young designer. In a recent statement, Rousteing revealed: “with the world of the Opéra de Paris, we are opening up a new sector and a new era for Balmain. It’s a really nice validation of my style and a way of showing you can remain international even while being very Parisian" (Style Cartel).

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Previews of the designs can be glimpsed on Balmain, Rousteing and Bertaud's Instagram accounts, most of which feature a range of pearl and sequin-laden ensembles designed to complement each dancer's skin tone. The opulent designs not doubt pay homage to the Paris Opéra's own storied history with their Beaux-Arts era home at the Palais Garnier theater. To read more about the collaboration, click here

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