>> Afterreports that Balmain would go with an internal candidate to replace Christophe Decarnin, now comes news that Olivier Rousteing, a key deputy of Decarnin's – not Melanie Ward, as previously suggested – is likely the designer of choice. The contract is in the process, and Rousteing's...

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...

Earlier this month Christophe Decarnin was confirmed to have exited Balmain. Now thoughts are turning to who will replace the designer at the label. The latest name to be bandied about isn't Melanie Ward, but Olivier Rousteing, whom reports is "in pole position" to assume the role of creative...

as the newly crowned creative director of balmain, you can imagine my surprise when seeing the image of olivier rousteing & thinking, 'why is he not a model?'. interesting is the fact that the house of balmain announced last week that a new talent would come to the forefront, someone who was...

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...

>> Afterreports that Balmain would go with an internal candidate to replace Christophe Decarnin, now comes news that Olivier Rousteing, a key deputy of Decarnin's — not Melanie Ward, as previously suggested — is likely the designer of choice. The contract is in the process, and Rousteing's...

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...

05/04/11 -Balmain have entered a new era, with the arrival of Christophe Decarnin's replacement. At just 25, designer Olivier Rousteing has been working for the French brand since 2009. BALMAIN New Designer Olivier...

04/29/11 -Balmain have entered a new era, with the arrival of Christophe Decarnin's replacement. At just 25, designer Olivier Rousteing has been working for the French brand since 2009. BALMAIN New Designer Olivier...

• Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing is taking top model Joan Smalls to the Met Gala. And he's super excited about it. "She could wear a white t-shirt, and I would be so proud." Aww. Rousteing says Smalls hasn't even picked a dress yet, but we know whatever she wears, she's going to...

 

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