>> 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...

Earlier today, the house of Balmain officially announced that designer Olivier Rousteingwould be taking over Christophe Decarnin's old job as creative director. In a press release, Balmain touted the newly promoted Rousteing's talents and resume: He graduated from the École Supérieure Des Arts...

Cathy Horyn suggested stylist Melanie Ward would be a top contender, but Rousteing seems to have snagged the coveted post. Little is known about the French designer, who is described as "a young and promising creative dynamo." It is believed Rousteing came to Balmain in 2009 after six years...

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...

french-born, it seems only fitting that olivier take the wheel at the legendary fashion house, that has been in existence since 1945, which expanded stateside in 1951. much like sarah burton to alexander mcqueen, rousteing was reportedly key deputy to christophe decarnin & is more than likely...

>> 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...

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...

>> As suggested last week, Olivier Rousteing, a key deputy of Christophe Decarnin at Balmain, was just confirmed as the house's new designer. He will supervise the design and development of both men's and women's ready-to-wear collections, and will reportedly not give any interviews prior to...

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...

 

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