Skip Nav
Winter Fashion
Found: The Perfect Lingerie For Your Zodiac Sign
Grammy Awards
The Most Stylish Music Couples of All Time
Street Style
Sometimes, It's What the Models Wear in Between Shows That Counts

It's Unclear When Christophe Decarnin Will Return to Work at Balmain

It's Unclear When Christophe Decarnin Will Return to Work at Balmain

>> A few more details on Christophe Decarnin's absence from Balmain yesterday, which was, according to a Balmain spokesperson, due to doctor's orders; Decarnin has reportedly been under treatment for depression. A spokesperson for the label has now confirmed that Decarnin's ailment is “not anything physical,” and the rumors of a mental breakdown from drugs or the mental hospital are “completely untrue.”

As for Melanie Ward, Balmain's new stylist, designing the Fall 2011 collection without Decarnin's input, the spokesperson says: "This collection was done under [Decarnin's] directives, but in the last weeks, he hasn’t been involved 100 percent — or as much as he would like . . . He has been exhausted because this season was particularly demanding and complicated."

This season's collection was executed by the house's "loyal" design team, the spokesperson added, who will continue to carry out the work until Decarnin, who has been with the brand since 2005, has recovered and resumed work at an unknown time.

Around The Web
Penelope Cruz Wearing Green Balmain Dress
Balmain Menswear Show Fall 2016
Balmain's Spring 2016 Campaign
Worst Fashion From 2015

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

Join The Conversation
Latest Fashion
X