LifestyleStyle Everything you missed at Balmain x H&M runway extravaganza By MELISSA KRAVITZ email@example.com October 21, 2015 10:24 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The Balmain army invades H&M Nov. 5, 2015. The "once in your life" experience, according to creative director Olivier Rousteing will bring affordable versions of the Paris fashion house's iconic pieces to the Swedish chain store. "People who can't afford Balmain but always dream of it can [buy it]," Rousteing said at a news conference Tuesday. "The aesthetic that people love is really close." Rousteing worked closely with H&M's head of design Ann-Sofie Johansson to adapt pieces like his signature jacket for H&M customers. During the collection's development, Rousteing didn't travel to Stockholm, for fear of being spotted and letting out the secret of the upcoming collaboration. Rousteing, who has almost 1.5 million Instagram followers, also admitted it would be difficult for him not to post selfies on a trip to Sweden. Rousteing would like to use this collection to appeal to different kind of girls, with "diverse taste." He'd love for women to wear leather jogging pants or a jumpsuit to a cocktail party or choose from the menswear line for everyday wear. "In fashion you can try and change the world," he declared. "Fashion is a movement." Balmain x H&M debuted the new line at a party, runway show and surprise Backstreet Boys concert at 23 Wall St. on Tuesday night. "When you love Balmain, you love couture and luxury, but you love pop culture and youth and music," said Rousteing. The bi-level runway show full of twerking dancers, supermodels and multimedia displays played exactly to his desired aesthetic. "It's going to be memories for life," he said before the show. Those in attendance, no matter how much Champagne they consumed, would agree. If you couldn't score a ticket to the once in a lifetime event, relive it with us! You needed a white ticket to get in Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz And that white ticket was also the key to an open bar. Champagne and Grey Goose with soda were the fashionable drinks of choice during a cocktail hour before the show. Kylie Jenner arrives at Balmain x H&M Photo Credit: Getty Images / Larry Busacca She's just being Kylie. Singers Ellie Goulding and Dougie Poynter made an appearance Photo Credit: Getty Images / Nicholas Hunt Music! Coco Rocha was also a special guest. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris @CocoRocha also live tweeted the event. Karlie Kloss ruled the runway. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Randy Brooke Model NYU student, seriously. Gigi Hadid did her thing. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Randy Brooke The whole squad was on the runway. And Bella Hadid kept the family proud. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Randy Brooke Lucky. Joan Smalls made us want to buy all the clothes. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Randy Brooke Sparkles! Alessandra Ambrosio also totally sold her look. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Randy Brooke Belts! Boots! Jourdan Dunn rocked the fur cape. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Randy Brooke Want, want, want. Oh, and there were a bunch of male models. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Randy Brooke Model Dudley O'Shaughnessy on the runway. Alek Wek showed off Balmain x H&M style. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris Everyone's going to want that dress now. Ne-Yo showed his support. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris #Impressed. Olivier Rousteing and Kendall Jenner celebrated. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Dimitrios Kambouris Kendall also walked in the show. The Backstreet Boys surprised everyone with a concert! Photo Credit: Getty Images / Nicholas Hunt When Olivier Rousteing announced post-finale that the Backstreet Boys would be performing, the crowd rushed to the center of the runway to watch "Backstreet's Back." And after, a pop-up shop! Photo Credit: Getty Images / Nicholas Hunt To see the clothes up close, try them on and purchase them, regular shoppers will have to wait until Nov. 5, 2015. Until then, check out the whole collection here! Also, a Balmain x H&M happy meal existed for one night only. Photo Credit: Instagram / BalmainXHM French fries and cheeseburgers are oh so stylish. And, yes, people are already trying to profit off their gift bags. Photo Credit: eBay The green silk scarf gifted to guests during Balmain x H&M on Oct. 20, 2015, is currently at $99 in bidding on eBay. This is why we can't have nice things. By MELISSA KRAVITZ firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Fashionistas rejoice! The Balmain x H&M has arrivedThe Balmain collection at H&M attracted hordes of shoppers. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.