PARIS…Christophe Decarnin has swiftly become the darling of the Parisian fashion crowd, with practically the entire staff of French Vogue outfitted head to toe in Balmain’s aggressive and alluring designs. For F/W 09 he stuck to his previous equation of slim cuts, sparkle and strong shoulders, which didn’t offer anything new for the market, but drove home his established style. Perfectly on point for the juniors market, continue to look to Balmain’s abbreviated skirts and dresses, ruffled hem, extreme shine and squared off shoulders paired with a skinny leg. Edgy, yet accessible, this line will continue to be in fashion’s spotlight.

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