Runway Looks for Less: Balenciaga Fall/Winter 2017

A bold and eclectic collection that's perfect for both American Horror Story's Myrtle Snow - and you!
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Credit: American Horror Story on FX

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The Balenciaga Fall 2017 RTW collection is full of structured shapes, bold colors and patterns and - to my delight - colored tights. Despite now dressing pretty much exclusively in black, colored tights remind me of my childhood spent wearing yellow and orange. While they aren't my style, I love when others wear them, because nothing brightens a day like seeing a flash of yellow in a sea of grey. 

So, let's get started on breaking down these looks, so that no matter your budget, somewhere an all-black-everything kind of girl can live vicariously through you. 

Look 1

Photo credit: Balenciaga website

Photo credit: Balenciaga website

Perfect for the office, this teal midi will add a pop of color to your workwear without being completely distracting. A black turtleneck and tights will make sure you look professional, and adding a cuff bracelet gives the look a little bit of a fashion edge.

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Products: Skirt - Boohoo, Shoes - ASOS, Turtleneck - H&M, Tights - ASOS, Cuff - Lord & Taylor 

Look 2

Photo credit - Balenciaga website

Photo credit - Balenciaga website

For anyone who can think of nothing worse than wearing a dress on a night out, a pair of colorful trousers and heels can be a great alternative to jeans. Add a cropped sweatshirt and a clutch bag and you've got a going out look that's both stylish and comfortable.  

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Products: Trousers - Topshop, Sweater - Tobi, Clutch - Century 21, Shoes - Macy's

Look 3

Photo credit: Balenciaga website

Photo credit: Balenciaga website

This is one of my favorite looks of the entire collection. To recreate it, pair a patterned tea dress with mustard tights, some serious jewelry, and an oversized white bag. 

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Products: Dress - Boohoo, Tights - Topshop, Necklace - ASOS, Shoes - Old Navy, Bag- Macy's

What do you think? 

Do you like these looks? Which is your favorite? Let me know in the comments!

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