Balmain, circa fall couture 2002, under the hand of Oscar de la Renta
Balmain, spring 2009, by Christophe Decarnin. I love it that just when everything thinks safe, investment items are the way to go in a global financial crisis, he just flips off and reminds us that, yes, some people still pay $14,000 for luxed-up hooker dresses. They look very nicely cut though.
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