Nicole Kidman and Kim Kardashian catwalk for Balenciaga in Paris

Notable celebrities including Nicole Kidman, Kim Kardashian and Dua Lipa walked the Balenciaga runway during Paris Haute Couture Week on July 6.

It was Creative Director Demna’s second couture show for the label and the label’s 51st couture collection. The star-studded event was held in Balenciaga’s original couture salon.

Bella Hadid, Naomi Campbell, Danielle Slavik and sunset sale star Christine Quinn were among other prominent names who also walked the runway wearing Balenciaga.

Celebrities dazzle at Paris Fashion Week for Balenciaga

Who used what?

academy award The winner, Kidman, walked the runway in a metallic silver one-shoulder gown with a train. The asymmetrical draped maxi dress was teamed with opera-length black gloves and space pumps in shiny rubber.

Nicole Kidman Kim Kardashian Balenciaga
Image credit: Balenciaga/@BALENCIAGA/Twitter

She also shared behind-the-scenes footage from the show on her Instagram account, including her interactions with Campbell, Lipa, Hadid, and Kardashian.

For his part, lipa She strutted down the runway in a one-shoulder canary yellow mini dress with a train and teamed it with sheer black tights and space pumps in glittery rubber.

Hadid, on the other hand, hit the runway in a bell green technical silk gown. Quinn walked around in a shiny silver mini dress.

Supermodel Naomi Campbell wore a regal full-skirt design. The voluminous high-shine black dress was designed with a high structured neckline.

Naomi Campbell
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Aside from Nicole Kidman in a stunning Balenciaga creation, the other highlight for attendees was Kim Kardashian on the runway.

Making her Paris Fashion Week debut, Kardashian donned a plunging black gown with a sweetheart neckline and attached gloves, which she paired with boots for her runway run.

A long-time Balenciaga collaborator, she expressed her joy through instagram stories.

“I walked into my first Paris Fashion Week show and a couture show!” she wrote. “OMG! A dream come true. Thank you Balenciaga and Demna.”

Nicole Kidman Kim Kardashian Balenciaga
Image credit: Balenciaga/@BALENCIAGA/Twitter

The haute couture presentation at Paris marks one of her biggest collaborations with Balenciaga, who introduced her as the face of the brand in February 2022.

As she walked, Kardashian was cheered on by members of her family, including mother Kris Jenner and daughter North West, who were in attendance.

A bevy of other celebrities, including Offset, Alexa Demie and Tracee Ellis Ross, were also on hand in the front row.

What else did Balenciaga show?

Before the celebrities walked the runway, Demna showed off a unique Balenciaga. collection with a spectacular array of skin-tight jumpsuits and ball gowns.

The models stepped out with their faces covered in exclusive black helmets, adding a touch of mystery to the event.

Demna has previously had celebrities walk for the brand. For the Balenciaga Spring/Summer 2022 show during Paris Fashion Week, Lewis Hamilton, Offset, Elliott’s Page and Isabelle Huppert were some of the names that paraded in the Georgian designer’s creations.

(Main and featured image credit: Balenciaga/@BALENCIAGA/Twitter)


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