Balenciaga’s show gives the people what they want – memes
A Balenciaga show by Demna Gvasalia guarantees hype and drama, as well as the memes
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Kim Kardashian, Dua Lipa, Bella Hadid, Naomi Campbell, Nicole Kidman, Playboi Carti, and Eduardo Camavinga – Balenciaga’s AW22 Couture show at Paris Fashion Week was a star-studded bunch of big names walking very carefully and slowly in tight-as-hell black and silver through a series of opulent rooms.
Demna Gvasalia debuted his second couture collection for the brand, with even more celebrities looking on at the uber-famous models – from Kris Jenner to Euphoria’s Alexa Demie, North West, and Offset on the frow. And who else could blend such artful clothes with the full gamut of celebrity – reality TV’s most chic villain Christine Quinn walks the same runway as supermodel of the world Naomi Campbell, and iconic actress Nicole Kidman.
But while the pace was near-static, the memes came rolling in thick and fast. Here’s some of the best we saw, summing up not only Demna's ladies-who-lunch-meets-kinky humanoid vision for the show, but the way it’s been appreciated – or not – around the world.
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