Olivier Rousteing declared, "I'm French, I'm black, and I'm proud to be at Balmain, but this is a message of freedom and globalism," he said.
The collection, said to be a mash-up of safari chic and hip-hop style and one that embraces different ethnicities and cultures, and is reflective of his latest campaign face and new friend, Rihanna. We love it! There were cargo jackets and pants, leopard spots and zebra stripes, leather latticed with silk cord and gold chain, oversize motorcycle jackets, and electric pops of red and yellow lamb's fur, all showed on one of the most diverse castings of the season. Check out a few runway photos featuring models of color. Click any image to see full gallery.