Galliano fashion show during the collapse of two designers were not just suffering. Balmain designer Christophe Decarnin said he was recovering from nervous exhaustion, so bright, woven mini-dresses and cropped pants, and here, the suits Grand Hotel Saint-Laurent-style last week's show was...

In an e-mail titled, "Bothered by Huffington Post Article," reader Zara wrote, " I read your Show Review of Balmain Spring 2012 and came across a name I hadn't heard before. Rousteing. I decided to google him andthis Huffington Post article by Terrence Phearse popped up." "I couldn't even...

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 at Roberto Cavalli. We joked that Balmain-obsessedKanye should take over for Decarnin, but Rousteing does seem a bit more...

SINGLE SHOT: SITES WE LOVE! It's confirmed! Olivier Rousteing has been name head designer at Balmain. He Succeeds Christophe Decarin, who spent five years with the label but was notably absent from the Fall 2011 show. (Daily Front Row) Celine has announced plans to open new flagship...

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...

to skintight pants, from embellished dresses to the iconic wide belts, all pieces are shockingly affordable Balmain signatures that are as desirable as the runway collections Olivier Rousteing shows on the Paris catwalk season after season. A little preview of the collection that took place...

by the dancers; a host of models from the Balmain show; and, above all, the real reason for the shoving, yelling, smashed glasses, chair climbing, and general hysteria: Rihanna. To her tremendous credit, the star kept her cool, smiling sweetly and posing (in a much-murmured-about mesh top)...

They also anticipate opening up Pierre Balmain boutiques in Paris, Milan, Rome, and Hong Kong in time for the end-of-year launch. FYI, Balmain designer Olivier Rousteing won't have much of a hand in the new venture — Pierre Balmain is getting a separate design team, while Rousteing will...

At Balmain, designer Oliver Rousteing continued the brands trend of offering top drama with a rock and roll edge. The drama this year came in the form of the over the top styling from the '80s. Statement shoulders ever more pronounced than ever. Hips and sleeved were flared out to create...

's meltdown had, there's another rumor floating around that Balmain's Christophe Decarnin has been holed up in a mental institution since January. The designer was very noticeably absent from the show this morning, for which two competing accounts have been given. Unnamed source: "Described as...

 

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