Christine Quinn wears Power dress and pumps at Balenciaga after-party – Footwear News

Christine Quinn added a new title to her resume on Wednesday: couture model, courtesy of Balenciaga. The ‘Selling Sunset’ star grabbed headlines for her appearance at the label’s runway show during haute couture week – although it was one of many standout looks she debuted in Paris.

After the show, the “Selling Sunset” star stepped out for Balenciaga’s couture dinner and afterparty at Hotel de la Marine in a head-to-toe look by the brand. Quinn’s all-black outfit included a pleated knee-length dress with wide shoulders and flowing sleeves, black tights and a set of exaggerated pointy-toe pumps wrapped in fabric. To complete her ensemble, a set of futuristic sunglasses from the French brand and a silver necklace with an interlocking “B” logo. However, the key accessory to her look was the only handbag from the Fall 2022 couture show: a collaborative top-handle style made with Bang & Olufsen, which also functions as a Bluetooth speaker.


Christine Quinn arrives at the Hôtel de la Marine in Paris for Balenciaga’s Fall/Winter 2022 dinner and after-party on July 6, 2022.

CREDIT: Photo by Jacopo M. Raule/Getty Images for Balenciaga

Earlier in the day, the “How to Be A Boss B-tch” author walked the couture runway alongside Kim Kardashian and Dua Lipa, wearing a shimmering silver mini dress with a draped cape topped with swirls. ‘a knot. The eye-catching piece was layered with sheer black tights and black gloves for a formal finish. Quinn’s runway outfit was completed with a set of black pumps with exaggerated counters, pointed toes and stiletto heels. The moment also marked Quinn’s runway comeback, following her debut on designer Oscar Fierro’s fashion shows in the late 2000s.


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Christine Quinn wears Balenciaga’s Fall 2022 couture collection during Haute Couture week.

However, Quinn had another look up her sleeve leaving the show: an all-black Balenciaga ensemble, featuring a long-sleeved neoprene top and leggings with built-in heels. The sleek ensemble was paired with an angular set of matching sunglasses, as well as a miniature silver version of the brand’s Hourglass handbag, which was given a glamorous boost with all-over crystals. Quinn’s outfit was completed with a single white rose and a Balenciaga shopping bag – reinforcing the brand’s ironic views on pop culture and extravagance.


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Christine Quinn leaves the Balenciaga Fall 2022 couture show in Paris during Haute Couture Week on July 6, 2022.

CREDIT: Photo by Marc Piasecki/Getty Images for Balenciaga

The Balenciaga Fall 2022 couture show showcased Demna’s futuristic take on couture, including sculpted leather and neoprene silhouettes, as well as dramatic ballgowns. Many celebrities as models have created a star-studded catwalk, including Quinn, Kim Kardashian, Nicole Kidman and Dua Lipa. The front row was equally star-studded, lined with attendees including Alexa Demie, Kris Jenner, North West, Tracee Ellis Ross and Keith Urban.

Discover Balenciaga’s Fall 2022 couture collection during Haute Couture Week in the gallery.

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