Balmain’s creative director Christophe Decarnin has announced he is leaving the French fashion house after almost six years.

Christophe Decarnin is leaving
Balmain. The designer – famed for introducing the rock and military inspired look to the label – has announced he will depart the French fashion house, which he joined in 2005 before being made creative director in November 2007, though his successor has not yet been named. Paying tribute to Christophe, Balmain CEO Alain Hivelin said: "Since 1945, the house of Pierre Balmain has been one of the leading French and international luxury brands.
Christophe Decarnin‘s work with the house’s design team contributed to the success that the brand has enjoyed in recent years."