Cutting a contemporary silhouette with batwing sleeves, this Balmain dress sees alluring lace-up detail enveloping the plunging v-neckline. A vision in vivid green, it’s impeccably crafted in France with a self-tie waist belt cinching in the figure beautifully. Partner with metallic barely-there heeled sandals and clutch after dark. Detail: French sizing Model is 178cm/5’10”, a UK 8 and wears an FR 36 Colour: Green V neckline with lace-up detail Long batwing sleeves Self tie waist belt 100% viscose Dry clean Made in France
Woman Lace-up Crepe Mini Dress Green
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BALMAIN WOMAN LACE-UP CREPE MINI DRESS GREEN
Mini dress Lace-up front Detachable belt Dolman sleeves Belt loops Slips on Dry clean Made in France Crepe
Balmain (French: [balmɛ̃]) is a haute couture fashion house that was founded by Pierre Balmain. Balmain was born in 1914 in France. His father owned a drapery business and his mother and sister owned a fashion boutique where he often worked after his father’s death in 1921. He always had a love of fashion and an eye for design. He attended the École des Beaux-Arts in 1933-1934 with intent to study architecture but instead ended up spending the majority of his time designing dresses. After working for atelier Robert Piquet as a freelance artist and spending time with Edward Molyneux, he left school to work for Molyneux. In the late 1930s, he served in the French air force and the army pioneer corps. After peace was declared, he worked at Lucien Lelong and opened his own fashion house under his name. He released his first collection in 1945 and his first fragrance in 1949. While at Lelong, he met Christian Dior, a designer who would play a huge role in Balmain’s career and the postwar fashion industry in general.