Monday, 24 February 2014

Jam Hsiao [萧敬腾] in Balmain - 9th Annual KKBOX Awards [第九届KKBOX风云榜]

Jam Hsiao [萧敬腾] in Balmain - 9th Annual KKBOX Awards [第九届KKBOX风云榜]
Jam Hsiao [萧敬腾] / Sina | Balmain Spring Summer 2014

Jam Hsiao [萧敬腾] attended the 9th Annual KKBOX Awards on 22 February 2014 in Taipei, Taiwan. Hsiao wore a black jacket with contrasting lapels from Balmain Spring Summer 2014. He wore the jacket over a black roll neck top, blue denims and black shoes. Slicked back hair and a pale complexion completed his look.

The Balmain jacket is actually one of my favourite pieces from the collection. If I am correct, it is denim and done in a biker jacket style, but with Japanese inspired kimono-type collars / lapels. Add military inspired crested buttons, epaulettes and patchwork embroidery, we have one jacket that is choke full of details. But I love the jacket: effectively still in two simple tones, it is not that difficult to wear. The look book picture is my dream style (ok, perhaps not with those quilted leather metallic toe capped booties. *cough* Chanel *cough*). So it really pains me to say: Jam Hsiao ruined the jacket for me. Those terrible denims, the uninspiring shoes, the hair styling. It almost felt like a really bad Michael Jackson tribute act. I hate to be this negative, but it is a case of lovely jacket but terribly styled.

Jam Hsiao [萧敬腾] in Balmain - 9th Annual KKBOX Awards [第九届KKBOX风云榜]
Jam Hsiao [萧敬腾] / Sina

Am I being harsh? Do you like Jam Hsiao's style at the event?


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