That’s not necessarily a bad thing.
Olivier Rousteing's collection for Balmain was a reaction to Instagram censorship.
"I think it was Coco Chanel who said if you're original, be ready to be copied."
Inspiring Mario Testino to Instagram Kim Kardashian's rear.
From Grace Kelly to Gwen Stefani.
What Balmain looks like on someone other than Rihanna.
A look inside the studios of Dries Van Noten, Iris van Herpen, and more.
Unnerving shapes at Comme des Garçons; confident new directions at Balmain.
How to make your hair smell really, really good. And French.
"She makes you feel like she is the only girl in the world,” says Olivier Rousteing.
Some final thoughts on the venerable brands versus the rising young designers in France.
The tension lies in the details.