Balmain was founded by French fashion designer Pierre Balmain. In around 2008 and 2009, the clothing line became extremely popular both among fashion magazines, runways and celebrities (source). The fashion line has since crossed over to Hip-Hop and R&B. Below is a list of artists wearing Balmain. Peep the pictures and vote who rocked it the best below:
Earlier this summer, Kanye West performed at Summerfest 2011. During Yeezy’s set, he was styling on them lames in a $3,145 black silk stand collar shirt, which is almost identical to the women’s Balmain shirt from the Fall/Winter 2011 Collection.
Jay-Z performed at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC for the 2011 Adult Swim Upfront concert, this past Spring. During Jay’s set, he was styling on them lames in a $5,107 Balmain leather punk jacket.
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