and CEO Alain Hivelin said that Rousteing will concentrate his efforts on creating the main line and making it "even more sophisticated and couture-like — without, of course, renouncing that 'rock' aesthetic that has been so important for us these the last few years." While he says the new...

The Guardian Fashion designer Christophe Decarnin parts company with Balmain The Guardian Photograph: Jacques Brinon/AP A second major French fashion house is now without its head designer after Balmain announced that its creative director Christophe Decarnin, who was behind its £1000 ripped...

Can't get enough of Australian supermod Abbey Lee Kershaw? Then you'll be pleased to know she is the cover story of tomorrow's Sunday Magazine inside Sydney's Sunday Telegraph and Melbourne's Herald Sun newspapers. Here is an exclusive preview of the cover, part of an editorial spread that was...

" To celebrate the new range, Kamsler and Purvis (an art director and stylist who met while working at the Aussie magazine Russh) commissioned fashion photographer and filmmaker Barnaby Roper to shoot the new pieces on an ecstatic Abbey Lee Kershaw ("our dream girl for the project,"...

Daily Mail Your Morning Fashion and Beauty Report: Christophe Decarnin out at Balmain ... Los Angeles Times (blog) When Decarnin was absent from the line's runway shows during Paris fashion week in March, the label said he was tired and resting. The news release Balmain issued this morning was...

While frockwriter noted that Abbey Lee Kershaw had signed on as the autumn/winter 2011 face of Australian high street chain Portmans, we haven't touched the story in the interim because well, images of the Nicole Bentley-shot campaign have pretty much been everywhere since its January 27th...

Prev Stash x Meister Prodigy Watch Preview @ SLATE Stash links up with Meister for a special take on the brand's Prodigy watch, currently on display at SLATE. Due to release soon, the timepiece features Stash's usual blue colorway with black accents throughout. Only 200 pieces are being...

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...

Christophe Decarnin the mastermind behind Balmain (and the man responsible for bringing back the shoulder pad in a major way) is now preparing to offer his haute wears to the masses with an upcoming diffusion line, entitled Pierre Balmain, due to be released for Spring/Summer 2012. "Balmain...

is presented with a short film from Inez & Vindhoodh, featuring model Abbey Lee and the band of her boyfriend's band 'Our Mountain' . Inspired by the downtown cool, rock sensibility and international lifestyle embodied by model Abbey Lee Kershaw, this debut short film introducing the Pierre...

 

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