Queen pairing: Beyoncé and Balmain co-design a couture collection inspired by her Renaissance album

The “one-of-a-kind” haute couture collection features 16 looks inspired by each of the tracks on Beyonce’s seventh studio album

The collection is the culmination of a six-month partnership between Balmain creative director Oliver Rousteing, Beyoncé, and the singer’s stylist Marni Senofonte. Image: Balmain

“When Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing decided to share a summer’s worth of sketches and musings inspired by Beyoncé’s seventh studio album Renaissance with the muse herself, there was no game plan.

“But the two creatives quickly saw this as an opportunity to push their art to the next level, teaming up as co-designers for a collection unlike any other.” This is how Balmain described the catalyst for the latest “one-of-a-kind” couture collection, which Rousteing ...