Balmain is a French luxury fashion house that was founded by Pierre Balmain in 1945. Balmain was born in 1914 in France. His father owned a curtain business and his mother and sister had a fashion store where he often worked after the death of his father in 1921. In Paris he launched his first collection in October 1945.
It currently operates 16 monobrand stores, including locations in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, and Milan's via Montenapoleone.