Topic: Christophe Decarnin

Karl Lagerfeld Slams Balmain, Dislikes Thongs, Doesn’t Cry Ever and More

Karl Lagerfeld Slams Balmain, Dislikes Thongs, Doesn't Cry Ever and More

Karl Lagerfeld has some short films about ice cream to promote. Thus, the W editors blog had the supreme honor of spending 30 (presumably terrifying and exhilarating) minutes with the inimitable Kaiser and, per usual, he said some pretty righteous stuff. Head to W for the complete interview–because obviously everything he said was awesomely confounding–but we rounded up our top ten favorites anyway. Here he offers his thoughts on who should follow Galliano at Dior, why it doesn’t matter who takes over Balmain, the last time he cried and so much more. More »

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi Out At Gianfranco Ferre

Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi Out At Gianfranco Ferre

Holy hell if this isn’t a season for major shake-ups in the fashion industry: first, John Galliano fired from Christian Dior in disgrace (and from John Galliano, for that matter), then Christophe Decarnin unceremoniously exits Balmain and now the newly-acquired-by-Paris-Group Gianfranco Ferre has ousted creative directors Tommaso Aquilano and Roberto Rimondi. According to WWD, the main sticking point was poor sales. For example: More »

Ready-to-Click: Christophe Decarnin Out At Balmain!

Ready-to-Click: Christophe Decarnin Out At Balmain!

Balmain is expected to announce its separation from Decarnin as early as today, and his successor shortly thereafter. -WWD

Mariah Carey is naked & pregnant for Life & Style. -Socialite Life

Angelina Jolie tattoo-related speculation has people suspicious of another adoption. -The Frisky

Hollywood’s ten most stylish ingenues. -Fashion Indie

Dov Charney to the press is all deny, deny, deny. -NYMag

Jay-Z added editorial director to his resume of talents by creating a life style site called Life + Times. -Social Times More »