>> 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 has released a sneak peek at their upcoming diffusion line named 'Pierre Balmain' which will launch its first collection for Spring/Summer 2012. The line will hit stores in December this year, and will include everything from casual daywear to eveningwear. The collections will be...

Posted by Katie Hill at 6:10 am October 4th, 2011 | 0 comments Presenting his first Balmain collection since taking over from Christophe Decarnin, Olivier Rousteing's wild west cowboy inspired collection was a bold leap to take and present in Paris. Gold featured heavily in the collection in...

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...

french-born, it seems only fitting that olivier take the wheel at the legendary fashion house, that has been in existence since 1945, which expanded stateside in 1951. much like sarah burton to alexander mcqueen, rousteing was reportedly key deputy to christophe decarnin & is more than likely...

Seven pieces will be available in three color groups - dirty diamonds (yes, please!), bright colors and pearl and crystal and range from $65 to $250. "We like to call it 'populuxe' because it's popularly priced, but still luxe," co-founder Karen Erickson told WWD. "When we do these...

>> 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...

Posted by modlsmogls on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 · Leave a Comment Continuing to expand its retail empire, BAPE has just opened its second store location in Hong Kong. Located at the site of I.T's recently opened Hysan store, customers will first enter the two-story BAPE boutique before...

This will be music to many ears - Balmain has announced it will launch a diffusion line which will be "younger and designed by a new team." It is the latest development at the fashion house which recently appointed Olivier Rousteing as its new creative director, replacing Christophe...

Christophe Decarnin says "Adieux" to Balmain, or should we say that Balmain says adieux to Decarin, its star designer, who was reported to have checked in at a mental hospital back in March. He was no-show at the Balmain show Fall -Winter 2011 and insider sources were telling that the designer...

 

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