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50 Balmain Pieces Stolen! Weeks Before Paris Fashion Week

Balmain is desperate to reassemble a collection of more than 50 pieces from their latest collection just two weeks ahead of Paris Fashion Week that got stolen after the delivery truck was ‘hijacked.’

“The French fashion house’s newest designs were stolen by a group of people who hijacked a vehicla carrying clothing from the airport, Balmain’s Creative Director Olivier Rousteing revealed on Instagram.”

He said, “Today, I went to the office at 9 am, waiting for the latest pieces for our show, our Balmain show in September. I was starting to create some looks with my team and our driver called us and said he was hijacked by a group of people. More than 50 Balmain pieces stolen, He was driving from the airport to the Balmain headquarters. This is so unfair. My team and I worked so hard. We will work more, days and nights, our suppliers will work days and nights as well but this is so disrespectful. I wanted to share this with you to remind you, don’t take anything for guaranteed and please be safe. This is the world we are living in.”“Rousteing confirmed that no one was hurt in the incident and that the tream is already working on recreating the look that was stolen. Brands like Jacquemus and celebrities from Jodie Turner to Donatella Versace showed support for Rousteing and the brand, with the latter commenting, sending you all my love. I know that you and your creativity will be able to overcome this!”

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