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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

05/04/11 -Balmain have entered a new era, with the arrival of Christophe Decarnin's replacement. At just 25, designer Olivier Rousteing has been working for the French brand since 2009. BALMAIN New Designer Olivier...

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,...

04/29/11 -Balmain have entered a new era, with the arrival of Christophe Decarnin's replacement. At just 25, designer Olivier Rousteing has been working for the French brand since 2009. BALMAIN New Designer Olivier...

>> 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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