Christophe Decarnin's work with the house's design team contributed to the success that the brand has enjoyed in recent years." It is expected the fashion house will promote one of their current employees to the position of creative director. Questions about Christophe's future with...

>> 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...

Olivier Rousteing, has been named as Balmain's new Creative Director. The designer has been an assistant designer at Balmain since 2009. He previously worked at Roberto Cavalli, designing the men's and women's ready-to-wear lines for the Florence-based firm. Rousteing replaces Christophe...

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...

as the newly crowned creative director of balmain, you can imagine my surprise when seeing the image of olivier rousteing & thinking, 'why is he not a model?'. interesting is the fact that the house of balmain announced last week that a new talent would come to the forefront, someone who was...

>> 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...

Before Decarnin's sudden departure, the label was already losing momentum, as overpriced distressed T-shirts and the aura of disco glamour had become increasingly passé. Maybe Rousteing has an ace up his sleeve, but even so, something tells us the moment for sold-out $20,000 beaded cocktail...

Balmain appoints new creative director French fashion house Balmain announced today that Olivier Rousteing will succeed Christophe Decarnin. In a briefly worded statement that seemed intended to suggest that little would change, Balmain said that Mr. Rousteing has been in charge of the...

Balmain's creative director Christophe Decarnin announced he is leaving the luxury brand after five years. Although a successor has not been appointed, Balmain is expected to announce his replacement later today. This comes on the heels after rumors surmounted of Decarnin's resignation...

 

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