Designer DIY: Recreating Balenciaga’s covetable sci-fi sweater at a fraction of the price

DIY Balenciaga Fall 2012 Sci Fi Sweater
Left: Photography by Farzin Ghayour. Right: Photography by Peter Stigter.

No one does high-end sci-fi mash-ups better than Nicolas Ghesquière and Balenciaga Fall 2012’s outsized Star Wars meets Elizabethan England printed sweaters are just the latest indication. Otherworldly yet utterly wearable, we took the challenge of DIYing the look. To boot, we came in under $100 (ahem, the original is almost $4,000!)

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