Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Yesterday I wore...


boxing day, went out for a little walk in my alexander mcqueen blazer, john varvatos t-shirt, banana republic striped cashmere scarf, diesel black gold distressed jeans, common projects sneakers and smelling of marc jacobs basil sorbet splash.


would have lied if i said i did not pick up anything from the boxing day sales. been eyeing this oversized balmain homme striped cotton pullover for a long time, glad i managed to find one in my size.


the striped pullover also came with several "hand made treatments", a used and distressed feel that ex balmain creative director christophe decarnin loves. however current designer olivier rousteing wanted to move away from that per a recent interview.

well, i no longer have to worry about moths eating my clothes anymore.


taking a break...


ph: balmain.com

the balmain homme fall winter 2011 striped shirt is also available online from mr. porter, and currently also included in their sale.

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10 comments:

  1. liked the shoes.surely gonna get one for me..

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  2. I love that Balmain look. Debating whether to get the oversized shearling now that it's on sale. What do you think?

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  3. thanks guys!

    anon: definitely go for the shearling, that's my favourite showpiece!

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  4. Great look, great jacket...well done as usual.
    Even if i wasn't a big fan of Balmain Homme by Decarnin (because of the prices and sometimes, the lack of design), i have to say that what Rousteing is doing right now is just beyond tacky!
    I used to like the Balmain look because it was really appealing to everybody.
    I Hate what he's doing right now.

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  5. agree with you loic. the styling on SS2012 looks so tacky, am hoping pieces in real life look better.

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  6. I have the same blue/white striped Balmain top (size small) but I haven't found a way to make it work yet. I think it's mostly the length that's bothering me, although I know it's intended to be long. Letting it hang down, it kind of looks like a short dress on me (I'm 5'9"/1,75m), but letting it sit on my hips slightly bunched up or tucked in at the front also doesn't really seem like a good look. How do you wear this Joe?

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  7. i get what you mean about the oversized issue. i tucked in a little bit on the front and let it be messy, bit like how i wear it above really.

    i bought the medium, i'm 6'...

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  8. I really like those Common Projects, simple but totally classic.

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  9. Hi, I'm looking to buy the balmain top in small, but can you tell me what chest size you are as you have a medium. I'm a 35" chest and 5'11" in height, and worried small will be too big.

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what's he wearing?