Balenciaga Resort 2012 Collection Photos

Balenciaga Resort 2012

Balenciaga Resort 2012

>> Nicolas Ghesquiere is not cutting a slim silhouette this season — his Resort 2012 Balenciaga collection, as he put it, is “longer than usual, and with more volume.” That means full "umbrella skirts," voluptuous “double” shorts (inspired by the famous Balenciaga client Mona von Bismarck's gardening shorts), and nary a skinny pant in sight. Sun visors were the accessory of choice for many a look, and Ghesquiere played with a little trompe l'oeil, attaching a cardigan layered over a tank “in classic Jackie Kennedy style” or adding a tee underneath a dress.

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