• Balmain Subverts From Traditional Sneaker Design With New Unicorn

    15 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Balmain 's Unicorn is the latest silhouette to join the house's experimental array of sneakers. With sculptural flair and a unique construction, the new, dynamic sneaker is an example of creative director Olivier Rousteing 's “Renewed French Style”, that seeks to challenge today's typical sneaker design. Tapping into the futuristic aesthetic of Blade Runner as well as inspiration drawn from Don Aronow's aerodynamic speed boats, the conceptual sneaker combines layers of angled shapes to create a stacked yet streamlined silhouette. Using the house's innovative tech, the curved sole is...
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