Few things in life are more exciting than booking a plane ticket, packing a bag (or five!), And leaving the confines of where you call home to go on an adventure. And after a long hiatus, there’s a good chance you’re more than ready to really travel again. Maybe you’re planning a vacation halfway around the world, or maybe you’ve got your eye on a relatively near retirement. Whether you’re taking off or checking in for a short trip, “it’s not the destination but the actual departure – the journey, the departure” that’s important, recently said Olivier Rousting, Creative Director of Balmain. In fact, the inspired feeling his new Fall 2021 collection. And the journey becomes immeasurably more exciting when you step aboard dressed as new – looking the four staring ahead, each perfectly accessorized with a Balmain B-Buzz bag. No plane ticket? No problem. Just apply these fiery style ideas to where you can’t wait to get to.
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Glow up to the door
The holidays are a great time to wear all the things that you think are a little too extra for your everyday life. Why not start off as you head out the door? (Or at your rental convertible.) Let the season’s most alluring metal parts reflect the joy and excitement you feel for your next trip. And if you’re heading to a place like Vegas, Miami, or Ibiza, you’ll be dressed for the fun when you arrive. We like to balance all that glitters with a solid suede bag in a dark neutral like olive green or navy blue. But even a solid Buzz bag can match the high energy of your metal ensemble: go for a scalloped fringe!
Pack patent leather for the weekend
Wherever you go, you’re likely going to need versatile outerwear that will suit a variety of outings, day or night. Step into the wonders of patent leather, sophisticated enough for a family or business lunch with enough shine for a night out. The structure of a patent coat or jacket is very close together while the shiny finish says, “Let’s have fun with fashion, okay?” Â»Add another texture or two using a B-Buzz canvas, complete with signature burnished gold accents. If you’re in the mood for a change of look a bit, use the sleek top handle to carry the purse and store the shoulder strap.
Spend a stopover basking in the logos
Is he a famous socialite or an international DJ? Have I seen them on TV or are they a street style star? These questions will swirl in the minds of spectators as you lounge at the airport, waiting for your logo-covered flight. Although it is best to leave certain trends in the past, the appeal of logomania endures. The look is bold, luxurious and a bit ironic at the same time. Of course, if you are wearing an outfit with the Balmain logo, you will need a coat of arms. Buzz bag match. Additional style points if you lengthen the bag’s adjustable and removable leather shoulder strap and wear it as a crossbody. More is more!
Master First Class in a matching set
Another solid choice for your trip is slipping into one of the style’s title MVPs, the matching set. A coordinating skirt and jacket jumpsuit is fun, effortless and the perfect base to show off your excellent taste in accessories, from high heels to a perfectly structured bag. We love a matching set for weekend getaways, when plans can involve everything from a foodie brunch to a museum visit to a shopping excursion. This travel staple requires minimal planning while delivering maximum impact, and who doesn’t love it? Have a good trip!
All ready-to-wear by Balmain. Artistic direction by Jessica Solitrin; Styling by Cassie Anderson; Styling assistance by Danielle Flum; Production by Hannah Miller and Chelsea Solitrin; Hair by Anton Alexander; Make-up by Michaela Bosch.