Balmain and the Soldier boy (jacket) blues

Most wanted Balmain jacketThere’s no doubt about it, from fashion pack to Paris shows – Balmain is this season’s hot ticket. With a collection to literally die for, the french design house has got every one in the fashion industry in fidgets.  His Micheal Jackson, thriller inspired, soldier boy jacket being the main culprit.   

Shoulders?  Check.  Faded denim?  Check.  Rock/military embellishment?  Check.  How many on-season trends can you fit into one jacket?  Probably not as many as Balmain.  

As the most coveted item in the spring collection, this jacket is so painfully on trend and frankly; absolutely beautiful – it’s out of reach price tag has given me the Soldier Sailor blues.  

On the plus side, having just worked very hard at getting a fabulous new job at NET-A-PORTER.com; where there’s a will, there’s a way…

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