(NEW YORK) As expected, Balmain has announced the appointment of Olivier Rousteing as the brand's head designer. After five years at Roberto Cavalli, Rousteing joined Balmain in 2009 and began overseeing the women's design studio. He replaces Christophe Decarnin, who apparently exited the...

The new era at Paris's sex-charged fashion house Balmain is beginning to take shape, with 25-year-old Olivier Rousteing being tapped as the label's new designer. Rousteing, who joined Balmain in 2009 and is currently in charge of women's wear, replaces Christophe Decarnin, who left earlier...

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...

A little more than two weeks after Christophe Decarnin was released from his contract at Balmain, rumors of his successor are swirling. Relative unknown — and "key deputy" of Decarnin — Olivier Rousteing is said to be taking over the position of creative director. While the contract has yet...

Earlier this month Christophe Decarnin was confirmed to have exited Balmain. Now thoughts are turning to who will replace the designer at the label. The latest name to be bandied about isn't Melanie Ward, but Olivier Rousteing, whom reports is "in pole position" to assume the role of creative...

"After a period of uncertainty, we have the official news: Olivier Rousteing, a French designer who grew up in Bordeaux, is Balmain's new Creative Director. Christophe Decarnin left the fashion house following some health problems that stopped him attending the 2011-12 show. The firm has...

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...

>> 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...

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...

>> 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...

 

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