There is no shortage of women who want le look Kardashian, and Olivier Rousteing is banking on them. Granted, we’re not likely to see a ruffled lace bodystocking strolling down Madison Avenue or Rue St. Honoré anytime soon, but hey, who knows? As an homage to all things Kim, Balmain’s Fall ’16 collection gave prominent billing to the waist-training corset look, monochromatic layers, thigh-high suede boots, and hip/bum-accentuating shapes. A handful of brocade pants, strong-shouldered overcoats, and cut-out tops would work for real life, but some of the collection was of the reality-show-costume variety, with the black/white/gold pieces vaguely reminiscent of the design motifs at Trump Tower. Who’s buying? Plenty modern day women apparently. The brand’s sales are up and it’s slated to open its first store in New York this Spring. There’s no denying the popularity of all things Kardashian and Rousteing has been the architect behind most of their looks, and especially Queen Kim, for some time now.