- Category : Designer - Fashion
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Contagion 2
French top fashion designer for 40 years with a successful perfume and accessory line. His dad died when he was seven and he was raised by an elegant mom.
In 1933, he went to Paris to become an architect, but instead began work in a fashion house. He worked with Dior in 1941, and opened his own house in 1945. A top couturier, Balmain designed his classic styles and clean tailored lines for film stars and royalty. He loved to travel and mingle with the rich and famous.
Balmain died of liver cancer on 6/29/1982, Neuilly sur Seine, France.