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>> Christophe Decarnin was a no-show at Balmain today, explained a label spokesman , because: "He's tired after working on the collection. He's not here. He's resting." However, Hint reports that Decarnin has been in a "mental hospital" since January, according to a source, because of a...

>> A few more details on Christophe Decarnin's absence from Balmain yesterday, which was, according to a Balmain spokesperson , due to doctor's orders; Decarnin has reportedly been under treatment for depression. A spokesperson for the label has now confirmed that Decarnin's ailment is "not...

The Guardian Fashion designer Christophe Decarnin parts company with Balmain The Guardian Photograph: Jacques Brinon/AP A second major French fashion house is now without its head designer after Balmain announced that its creative director Christophe Decarnin, who was behind its £1000 ripped...

? Grazia Cathy Horyn writing in the New York Times has hinted that Christophe Decarnin's departure from the fashion house he made into such a success may be because of, rather than despite, the glory years of Balmania, and the consequent pressure to come up ... Star Designer Leaves Balmain...

>> An update on Christophe Decarnin's absence from today's Balmain show — although it was rumored earlier today that the designer was in a "mental hospital" and had no say in the Fall 2011 collection, WWD reports: "The designer was absent under doctor's orders, after having recently been...

Elle UK Christophe Decarnin is leaving Balmain Harpers Bazaar His absence from his own show at Paris fashion week last month was a sign that something was very wrong at the house of Balmain and now it has been confirmed that Christophe Decarnin is leaving the label that he catapulted to...

Designer Christophe Decarnin will be leaving the helm of Balmain, Women's Wear Daily reports. The fashion house is expected to announce the split today and name a successor - supposedly someone internal, possibly stylist Melanie Ward, according to Cathy Horyn - imminently. Decarnin certainly...

News broke this morning that designer Christophe Decarnin has resigned at Balmain. In his official statement about the resignation, Balmain CEO Alain Hivelin is vague about the cause behind Decarnin's departure and light on praise from the designer: "Decarnin contributed, along with the...

Los Angeles Times (blog) When Decarnin was absent from the line's runway shows during Paris fashion week in March, the label said he was tired and resting. The news release Balmain issued this morning was terse and gave no reason for the departure. But there's speculation now ... Fashion...

 

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