(ot) what's in your fall 2011 lookbook?



We here at TSF West are keeping our fingers crossed for brisk Southern California fall; otherwise it’ll be hard to pull of these layered Balmain looks in our version of cold (i.e., 50 degrees). And yes, we know: those pants have super-dropped crotches. Bring it. (Browse: Balmain Men’s Fall 2011)

Le sigh: Balmain’s creative director, Christophe Decarnin is leaving the brand after five years at the helm. A successor has yet to be appointed.

(images via nymag.com)

(ot) the guys we’d be bomber girls for



The 2010 spring men’s collection from Balmain has taken our love for the military motif to the next level with an homage to the air force. They throw in a few other looks — motorcycle jackets, graphic tees (tigers!), requisite skinny pants, and some softer sweatshirts — to round out the rugged season.

View: The lookbook is available here; and you can pick up some of the goods here.

(images via balmain)