Beyoncé, and Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing come together to create a stunning visual masterpiece on the April 2023 cover of Vogue France. This spectacular fusion of music, fashion, and art captures the essence of Beyoncé’s 2022 hit album “Renaissance“, leaving readers captivated and eager to explore the collaboration with Balmain’s creative director Olivier Rousteing.
The iconic singer, Beyoncé, graces the cover of Vogue France for the first time, donning an extraordinary Balmain dress designed by Olivier Rousteing, inspired by her groundbreaking album “Renaissance“. The ensemble features a head covering, oversized headdress, and intricate embroidery with sparkling jewels throughout. The publication aptly refers to her as a “superstar” on this unforgettable cover.
This dazzling outfit is part of an exclusive capsule collection, RENAISSANCE Couture by Beyoncé x Balmain, conceptualized by Beyoncé and Balmain’s creative director, Olivier Rousteing. The collection comprises 16 unique looks, each themed around a song from the “Renaissance” album, such as “I’m That Girl“, “Cozy“, and “Church Girl“.
In the Vogue France cover story, photographed by Louie Banks and styled by Marni Senofonte, Rousteing and Beyoncé are seen embracing, celebrating their artistic synergy, with Rousteing expressing his admiration for the singer by planting a kiss on her cheek. On Instagram, Rousteing shared his profound gratitude for the opportunity to work with Beyoncé, stating that “creating this couture collection with you was more than a dream“. He credits the music icon for inspiring him throughout his career and praises the “Renaissance” album as a symbol of “freedom, strength, love, and the battle for a better future“.
Hair: Neal Farinah, Jawara Wauchope
Make-up: Roakel Lizama, Holly Silius
Manicure: Yoko Sakakura
Casting: Anita Bitton