As creative director for Balmain, Olivier Rousteing has written the dress code for confident, unapologetic glamour. He knows what modern women want to wear, whether it's a sharp blazer or a figure-hugging minidress.
When Pierre Balmain founded his namesake house in 1945, his vision was one of femininity and opulence. His reputation for beautiful garments earned him cosmopolitan, global clientele – one that still exists today. Since Olivier Rousteing's appointment in 2011, he’s brought the house into the twenty-first century and established his own Balmain army.
<p>Renowned for creating luxury prêt-à-porter, founder Yves Saint Laurent's vision takes on a modern slant with collections that pay homage to the French label’s founding principles of youth and freedom. Today, the couture maison is under the helm of Anthony Vaccarello who continues Saint Laurent's legacy, emphasizing the brand's heritage and roots.</p>
French designer Yves Saint Laurent founded one of the world's most prominent fashion labels in 1961, revolutionizing luxury prêt-à-porter and propelling it to the forefront of the fashion industry.
Since 2016, Saint Laurent has been under the unwavering leadership of Anthony Vaccarello as creative director, who pays homage to the Maison's heritage and distinct Parisian character through chic and elevated collections that seamlessly blend tradition with modernity.