Balmain has just walked in Paris, but designer Christophe Decarnin was a no show. I'm always interested in seeing what he gives his bow in. Paris has definitely had their fair share of problems this season. This collection was once again inspired by Glam rock, but the glamorous men's side the...

While many names were tossed into the ring (I hoped and prayed for Givenchy while friends suggested Raf Simons and Prada) the latest fast fashion designer collaboration has been announced: Marni at H&M! The Italian brand led by creative director Consuelo Castiglioni is known throughout the...

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...

Christope Decarnin and Balmain Part Ways One of my favorite designers, Christophe Decarnin, is parting ways with the French label Balmain. His absence at the most recent Balmain fashion show sparked rumors he was in a mental institution or had been doing drugs, and although that was never...

>> 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...

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 terse and gave no reason for the departure. But there's speculation...

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...

Christophe Decarnin says "Adieux" to Balmain, or should we say that Balmain says adieux to Decarin, its star designer, who was reported to have checked in at a mental hospital back in March. He was no-show at the Balmain show Fall -Winter 2011 and insider sources were telling that the designer...

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...

 

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