I was SO excited for this collaboration! I love Balmain's extravagant style, but not its extravagant prices, haha. I think this is one of h&m's better collaborations, I like it as much as the h&m x Isabel Marant collection. Each piece beautifully showcases Balmain's signature structured shapes and beautiful and edgy detailing.
I was disappointed when I couldn't get anything online on the launch day due to the website crash, but I finally got this piece at a reasonable price on eBay! I think this is an item that I would actually wear more often than the other more elaborate pieces from the collection - such as this dress that I absolutely love, but have nowhere to wear it to, haha. This structured vest is surprisingly warm and layers perfectly over leather leggings. I paired this outfit with a lace bodysuit from Asos (here is a similar one) and Lanvin cut-out ankle boots.
Can't wait to see which collaboration is next!
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