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Paris Fashion Week: At Balmain, Rihanna looms too large
Paris Fashion Week: At Balmain, Rihanna looms too large

Skin is in -- skin wrapped in clear plastic, swathed in oversized, "Stop Making Sense" era suits, and spangled to high heaven, at least according to Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing, who showed his spring collection on Thursday during Paris Fashion Week. Once again, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West (with mother-in-law Kris, too!) risked stealing the spotlight, especially pre-show, when Kardashian was tackled by a guy in the scrum to get to her car. But that’s another story. Balmain in its recent incarnation at least has had a close association with rock ’n’ roll, from the spangled, shoulder-padded Michael Jackson-inspired jackets that put the house back on...

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