Balmain

Balmain can refer to:

Places:

  • Balmain, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia
  • Electoral district of Balmain, an electoral division in New South Wales, Australia
  • Balmain East, New South Wales, a suburb of Sydney, Australia
  • Balmain, a town in Trinidad and Tobago

People with the surname Balmain:

  • William Balmain (1762–1803), a surgeon at the first European settlement in Sydney
  • Pierre Balmain (1914–1982), a French fashion designer

Balmain may also refer to:

  • Balmain Tigers, a Sydney rugby league football club
  • Balmain bug, a crustacean
  • Balmain (fashion house), a fashion house founded by Pierre Balmain
  • Balmain Colliery, a former coal mine in Birchgrove, New South Wales

Other articles related to "balmain":

Star Hotel, Balmain
... The Star Hotel was a pub in the suburb of Balmain in the Inner West of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia ...
Sydney Cricket Club - History of Balmain
... From 1897–1900, a team known as the Balmain Electorate Cricket Club was included in the Sydney grade cricket competition ... Between 1900 and 1904, the team was renamed the Leichhardt-Balmain District Cricket Club and from 1904 it became known as the Balmain District Club ... University of Technology, Sydney and was then known as UTS Balmain Cricket Club ...
Balmain, New South Wales - Notable Residents
... Nick Origlass, former Trotskyite mayor of Balmain Henry Parkes, former Premier of New South Wales Wayne Pearce, former rugby league player Josh Pyke, musician Tom Uren, former Whitlam ...
Sid Goodwin
... He played on the wing for the Balmain and Newtown clubs in the New South Wales Rugby Football League premiership and also represented New South Wales and Australia ... In 1935 Goodwin took Balmain's club record for most tries in a match with five against University on 4 April ... In 1936 he played in his first Grand Final, scoring a try in Balmain's loss to Easts ...
Balmain (fashion House)
... Balmain is a fashion house that was founded by Pierre Balmain ... In the period following World War II, Pierre Balmain was "a king of French fashion" and outfitted stars including Ava Gardner and Brigitte Bardot and the Nicaraguan ... After Pierre Balmain's death in 1982, the house was led by Erik Mortensen, described by Vogue as Pierre Balmain's "right hand." Oscar de la Renta led the house between ...