Balmain was rolling the clock back to the 1980s in a glitzy show at Paris fashion week . Balmain's plan was to storm the bourgeois bastions in thigh-high latex boots, with a battalion of crack models led by battle-hardened older supermodels Helena Christensen and Esther Canadas.
Here are some of my top choices from Balmain where I believe that he really captured his vision.
The New York Times wrote in a tweet"Out of my way buster, or I will batter you with my Balmain shoulder pad".
Rousteing sent his diverse runway army out in glammed up versions of equestrian and upper-class classics, from blazers to a stunning pencil argyle dress and his take on gaucho ponchos.
Country set silk scarf prints ran through the collection, with their motifs picked up in puff ball woollens enlivened with swathes of sequins.