Balenciaga Resort 2014, In Black, White + Gray

For his first Balenciaga resort collection, Alexander Wang took cues from Cristobal Balenciaga’s archives + added his own twist by toning everything down.  Voluminous shapes, a Balenciaga signature, were scaled down like the bolero jacket below, paired with shorts (row 1, look 3).  Another way the new volume was present, was in bandeau top accentuated by a flowing cascade of fabric, showing off the midriff then paired with tuxedo pants buckled at the ankle, giving them a slight harem effect (row 3, look 1).  As far as accessories go, the hats + sandals were made of shredded vinyl, giving it that wonderful effect + interesting sheen, with a coiled wire strap.  The bags also had the same coiled wire handles – great way to further tone things down + have fun.

Here are more of my favorite Baleciaga Resort 2014 looks.

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(via WWD)

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