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3.1: Go West, Balmain! Olivier Rousteing On His Balmain Resort 2024 Collections

Season 3, Ep. 1

Blending two impressive heritages, the 2024 Balmain Resort Collections build upon the compelling legacy of Monsieur Balmain, melding his passion for American dynamism with the house’s mastery of French craftsmanship. 

 

For this podcast, Olivier Rousteing discusses how his decorative motifs channel the bold style of the American cowboy and how his collections reflect the true history of the Wild West, with designs celebrating the long-ignored diversity of the frontier.  

 

Rousteing walks us through the collections, explaining how they riff upon two distinct traditions, with the sharp cuts, impressive leatherwork and striking embellishments of Balmain’s latest designs looking to both mid-century couture salons and 19th-century frontier saloons.  

 

As you listen to this episode, we invite you to click here to open a special webpage, which will allow you to scroll through images of each collection, as Olivier Rousteing explains the inspirations, details and presentations of his designs. 


CREDITS L’ATELIER BALMAIN EPISODE 3.1 

  

GO WEST, BALMAIN! THE BALMAIN RESORT 2024 COLLECTIONS  

Balmain Creative Director: Olivier Rousteing 

Episode Direction and Production: Seb Lascoux 

Balmain Historian: Julia Guillon 

Episode Coordination: Jeremy Mace 

Webpage Layout and Coordination: Léa Bouyssou 

Olivier Rousteing was interviewed by John Gilligan 

 

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