(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...

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...

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...

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...

Born in France and raised in Bourdeaux, 25 year old hearthrob Olivier Rousteing, who earned a degree from the Parisian fashion school ESMOD, recently worked his way up the fashion ladder to now have the esteemed position as head designer for Balmain. Rousteing has been in charge of the...

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...

Olivier Rousteing caused a splash on the Paris Fashion Week runway earlier this month by recruiting a multi-cultured "Balmain Army" to parade Balmain's Fall 2015 collection. Where in seasons past the brand has drawn eyes to its safety pinned and stapled DIY couture aesthetic, this time all...

• Balmain creative director Olivier Rousteing is taking top model Joan Smalls to the Met Gala. And he's super excited about it. "She could wear a white t-shirt, and I would be so proud." Aww. Rousteing says Smalls hasn't even picked a dress yet, but we know whatever she wears, she's going to...

>> 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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