In an age of restraint, it’s refreshing to see a young designer like Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing go his own way. His decadent designs are a marked contrast from those of most of his peers—he jokes that Balmain is sometimes known as the “most Italian of French houses”—but always full of energy and vitality. Rousteing styled his own Spring 2014 collection for The Last Magazine on Karlie Kloss, whose youthful spirit is captured by Maciek Kobielski in this shimmering feature from our latest issue.

Makeup by Niki M’Nray.
Hair by Bok-Hee at Streeters New York.
Model: Karlie Kloss at IMG.
Manicure by Katherin Hill at The Wall Group.
Photographer’s assistants: Matt Ellis and Will Crakes.
Digital technician: Clare Chong.
Production by Pawel Walicki.
Production assistant: Miguel Angel Quintero.
Catering by Green Catering.
Retouching by Gloss.

Also from the issue: Balmain Creative Director Olivier Rousteing

Balmain's Olivier Rousteing

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