Balenciaga Outerwear For Women
For Fall '17, Demna Gvasalia sifted through 30 years' worth of photographs cataloguing Cristóbal Balenciaga's designs - the Creative Director was struck by the nonchalance of the founder's pieces. This Prince of Wales checked coat is tailored for an oversized fit with a skirt section that can be layered at the front or back to suit your outfit. Fasten the draped panel across your shoulder, or leave it loose to channel the runway.
For Fall '17, Demna Gvasalia is inspired by vintage photographs he found in Balenciaga's archives - he loved how the models in the lookbooks clutched the fabric of their coats to create asymmetric silhouettes. A nod to vintage outerwear, this checked brushed-cotton design opened the show with its glossy gold and black buttons misaligned. It looks especially cool with longer dresses or blouses peeking out from the hem, as styled on the runway.
Balenciaga combines Parisian refinement with a streetwear edge to create directional silhouettes that are coveted by the sartorial crowd the world over. Black virgin wool classic double breasted coat from Balenciaga featuring classic lapels, long sleeves, a button fastening and flap pockets.
Hailing from a groundbreaking term at Vetements, Demna Gvasalia has pushed the direction of Balenciaga even further into the sphere of the discerning sartorialist. This black lamb leather Shearling Bombadier by Balenciaga is a pillar of the brands identity. This aviation style features long sleeves, a front zip fastening, buckle details and an oversized logo collar.
Once again playing with the volume and architecture of a garment, Demna Gvasalia reinterprets a model from CristÃ3bal Balenciagaâs archives. This Opera mid-length coat with ""pulled"" closure has a vintage-inspired print that adds a twist to the French brandâs distinctive closure. You can wear this mid-length model back-to-front like during the brandâs runway show or like a more traditional coat.
Inspired by Cristóbal Balenciaga's original cocoon styles, this checked wool coat can be buttoned unconventionally to create a cool off-kilter silhouette. It has peaked lapels and padded shoulders that enhance its boxy, oversized fit. Ground yours with the brand's knife boots, as worn on the Fall '17 runway.
Green cotton Corduroy trench coat from Balenciaga.
Details The iconic cotton trench - but not as you know it. Balenciaga breathe modern spirit into this beige silhouette, lending a draped and pulled look to the asymmetric cut and high neck. The check lining adds heritage refinement and anchors the impact. Material & Care 100% Cotton Dry clean
Beige wool-blend coat by Balenciaga
If you look back to Cristóbal Balenciaga's work from the '50s and '60s, oversized silhouettes became the brand's hallmark, and for Fall '17 Demna Gvasalia continues his legacy in the coolest, most modern way. Styled on the runway unbuttoned but belted at the waist, this Italian-made cotton-twill trench coat is paneled with checked pleated canvas at the back and with a wool and mohair-blend draped overlay that can be worn across one shoulder or as a shawl.
Black cotton blend cropped parka jacket from Balenciaga.
Just like the haphazard meeting of panels, Demna Gvasalia, the maker of this hybrid coat, doesn’t follow the perennial track; he creates his own. Since the start of his Balenciaga gig, the king of cult has explored the Parisian house’s extensive archives and manipulated them to sit within his street style bracket. This self tie topper has an every angle appeal that’s tailored for paparazzi peacocks an all in one trench come checked kilt and cape.Balenciaga cotton coatConcealed button fastening at frontCollar, long sleeves, buttoned cuffs, two welt pockets at front, self tie belt at waist, pleated checked panel at back, draped houndstooth woven pattern panel at back, two interior pockets, split vent at back, fully lined100% cotton; 55% polyester, 45% wool; 60% wool, 40% mohair; 100% cuproDry cleanTrue to sizeSize 8: Length 46"Model is 5ft 10" and wears a size 8Made in Italy
Black virgin wool-blend coat by Balenciaga
We're sure you didn't miss the asymmetric outerwear on Balenciaga's Fall '17 runway - when designing the collection, Demna Gvasalia went through 30 years' of archival photographs and discovered images of models clutching their coats for the same effect. Part of the lineup, this version is made from quilted shell and filled with insulating down and feathers. Balance the oversized fit with skinny pants and heels.
Balenciaga's 'Bombardier Brilliant' jacket is cut from polished-leather with a slightly cracked finish. It's backed and trimmed with plush shearling at the collar and cuffs and finished with scarf-inspired ties - a key trend from the Pre-Fall '17 collection. We think it looks particularly cool with a printed tee and jeans.
Beige cotton coat by Balenciaga
Beige Cotton trench coat by Balenciaga
Beige cotton trench coat by Balenciaga
Green cashmere and silk coat by Balenciaga
Featured on Balenciaga's Fall '17 runway at Paris Fashion Week, this coat has garnered nearly ten thousand likes on the brand's Instagram. It's tailored from weighty black wool and fastens with a singular button at one shoulder to create a draped neckline and asymmetric hem. Style yours with an oversized shirt, jeans and white boots.