Christophe Decarnin

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Christophe Decarnin, (pronounced: [kʁis.tɔf də.kaʁ.nɛ̃], born 1964 in Le Touquet), is a French fashion designer. Decarnin studied fashion design at ESMOD in Paris before being recruited by Paco Rabanne, where he remained seven years as Artistic Director.[1]

From 2006, Decarnin was creative directive at Balmain. [2] In April 2011, following Decarnin's absence at the house's Autumn/Winter 2011 show, it was announced that the designer had relinquished his position with Balmain.[3]


  1. ^ article in ELLE (French)
  2. ^ Alice Fisher, style correspondent. "Paris set to crown Balmain's Christophe Decarnin as its new fashion king". Guardian. UK. Retrieved 29 April 2011. 
  3. ^ Ella Alexander. "Olivier Rousteing is made Balmain's creative director ( UK)". Retrieved 29 April 2011. 

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