Founded in: 1945 by Pierre Balmain
Current designer: Olivier Rousteing
Complex says: Balmain is like that ex-girlfriend you never get over. The French fashion house has been killing it for years — even Lil Wayne rocked the brand, that is, before he started wearing Trukfit religiously. To this day, rappers still can't get enough of the ultra-expensive biker jeans and dope outerwear.