(NEW YORK) As expected, Balmain has announced the appointment of Olivier Rousteing as the brand's head designer. After five years at Roberto Cavalli, Rousteing joined Balmain in 2009 and began overseeing the women's design studio. He replaces Christophe Decarnin, who apparently exited the...

In an e-mail titled, "Bothered by Huffington Post Article," reader Zara wrote, " I read your Show Review of Balmain Spring 2012 and came across a name I hadn't heard before. Rousteing. I decided to google him andthis Huffington Post article by Terrence Phearse popped up." "I couldn't even...

Olivier Rousteing, has been named as Balmain's new Creative Director. The designer has been an assistant designer at Balmain since 2009. He previously worked at Roberto Cavalli, designing the men's and women's ready-to-wear lines for the Florence-based firm. Rousteing replaces Christophe...

A little more than two weeks after Christophe Decarnin was released from his contract at Balmain, rumors of his successor are swirling. Relative unknown — and "key deputy" of Decarnin — Olivier Rousteing is said to be taking over the position of creative director. While the contract has yet...

French-born designer Olivier Rousteing replaces Christophe Decarnin at Balmain. Paris – We put an end to one big fashion news today: Balmain has found its new designer and it's Olivier Rousteing, who joined the French house in 2009. On April 6, it was reported that Christophe Decarnin left...

photo courtesy of Balmain Designer Olivier Rousteing will replace Christophe Decarnin as head designer and creative director of Balmain. Olivier, a relative unknown outside of fashion circles, has worked at Balmain since 2009 and prior to that spent five years at Roberto Cavalli. Rousteing...

Balmain, fall 2011 Balmainjust announced that Olivier Rousteing will replace Christophe Decarnin as the label's head designer, confirming rumors. Rousteing has been in charge of Balmain's women's wear design studio since he joined the label in 2009, following a five year stint at Roberto...

Unlike many a designer, Balmain's Olivier Rousteing surprisingly bears no animosity towards high-street 'copycats.' "I love seeing a Zara window with my clothes mixed with Céline and Proenza ," explains Rousteing. "I think that's genius. It's even better than what I do! ~ Vogue UK The...

Olivier Rousteing caused a splash on the Paris Fashion Week runway earlier this month by recruiting a multi-cultured "Balmain Army" to parade Balmain's Fall 2015 collection. Where in seasons past the brand has drawn eyes to its safety pinned and stapled DIY couture aesthetic, this time all...

Hennes & Mauritz's next designer collaboration, on sale November 5, is with Balmain of Paris. Founded by Pierre Balmain after World War II, the veritable house rode a high soon after launch, being the choice of Hollywood stars. Now under the creative direction of Olivier Rousteing, Balmain...

 

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