(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...

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...

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...

• 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...

Football just got glam; like Balmain black and gold glam. Following on from three seasons partnering with Riccardo Tisci, Nike has announced it is teaming up with French fashion designer Olivier Rousteing for the latest in its NikeLab Summer of Sport series. As a result, the Balmain creative...

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...

In one photo, she sported a skin-tight black frock with a quilted leather jacket, backward hat, pointy white stilettos, and oversized hoop earrings with the caption, "You are the most beautiful spirit, so down to earth and kind! @olivier_rousteing I think I'm in love!!! #Balmain." :') OMG,...

 

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