Pierre Alexandre Claudius Balmain 1941-1982
"Dressmaking is the architecture of movement," he once said.
After WW2 he was the 'king of fashion', dressing ladies like Ava Gardner and Brigitte Bardot.
Today the house is led by designer Christophe Decarnin. Très modern. Très edgy. Très if-I-was-a-rock-star-I-would-live-in-it.
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