Balmain Fall RTW 2009: Just Can’t Shake the 80s

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Apparently, 80s fashion is like that ex you just can’t seem to get out of your system. Just when you think you’ve moved on to something new and fresh, a hankering for ridiculous shoulder pads sets in. Enter Balmain Fall RTW 2009…

Even though I am more than ready for fashion to move on from the crimped and tapered decade that was the 1980s, I must admit that I found the Balmain collection charming, as a whole. The looks are recycled, but refined and the pieces actually appear wearable – even for us non beanpole types. See the highlights in the gallery below.

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2 Responses to “Balmain Fall RTW 2009: Just Can’t Shake the 80s”

  1. elyoo says:

    Aw. I love this collection as well… I’m still thinkinf if I can pull off some of the looks here. Ha!

  2. shopaholic says:

    that would be a NO GO for me! especially not right now – still carrying winter weight :( maybe in about 3 months :)

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