Dutch model Bette Franke rocking retro glamour at Balmain yesterday. Runway photos by ImaxTree.com.

The grey chill in Paris has a romantic, melancholic cast that could move any visitor to poetry. I’m still jetlagged, so I’m opting for poetry of the haiku variety. (Still counts.)

BALMAIN, designed by Olivier Rousteing


Luxe linebackers in bright hues/

Fun ’80s throwback.

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