>> 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...

It seems Theory, Theyskens' Theory, & Helmut Lang are hosting sample sales almost every month. If you missed out on their sale last month, here's a chance to save up to 70% off everything. Also, you might find Racked NY's report from the last sample sale helpful. Where: 93 Mercer St. (bet...

>> 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...

>> 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...

But yesterday, during Balmain ‘s Autumn/Winter showing, it became apparent that another person was now notably absent- Artistic Director Christophe Decarnin didn't take his bow at the end. Why not? Over to you Hilary (she does good on getting the scoop): "He's tired, after working on the...

Christophe Decarnin has been the creative director of the super edgy, super luxe French house Balmain for the past four years. News leaked today saying that Christophe has left the label effective immediately. His replacement will be named sometime next week (a lot sooner than the news of the...

Daily Mail Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: Christophe Decarnin out at Balmain ... 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...

>> 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...

 

Related shopping