Archived February 10, , at Archive. Balmain was born in in France.
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Size Type see all. Brand Type see all. Guaranteed Delivery see all. He attended the École des Beaux-Arts in with intent to study architecture but instead ended up spending the majority of his time designing dresses.
After working for atelier Robert Piquet as a freelance artist and spending time with Edward Molyneux, he left school to work for Molyneux. In the late s, he served in the French air force and the army pioneer corps. After peace was declared, he worked at Lucien Lelong and opened his own fashion house under his name  at 44, rue François 1 er in Paris. He released his first collection in October and his first fragrance, Jolie Madame in After Balmain's death in , the house was led by Erik Mortensen, described by Vogue as "Pierre Balmain's right hand".
After succeeding Balmain, Mortensen worked to maintain the brand aesthetic in the ever-living world of couture while still maintaining the progressive spirit of creativity in the fashion industry. He left the house in After his departure, designer Hervé Pierre took over until working as director of ready-to-wear and haute couture. Possibly the most influential designer to take over at Balmain was Oscar de la Renta , who led the house between and He lived in New York City most of his life, although he was born in the Dominican Republic and became a naturalized United States citizen in He fit into the Balmain design aesthetic, with an eye for detail and classic silhouettes.
He, like Balmain, preferred modest and simple design rather than extremely ornamental and flashy styles. Couture had been suffering at the time since it was an extremely impractical business, so Oscar joined the brand in order to challenge himself and to help it through the beginning of the decline of couture.
After Oscar de la Renta's departure Christophe Decarnin joined the house in Contrary to all the designers before him, Decarnin insisted on bringing the brand into the 21st century. He favored insanely expensive prices [ citation needed ] and flashy pieces that sharply contrasted with the label's reputation for its classic and luxurious designs.
He was considered a "star designer", and the brand became more about his star status than about its clothes. Rousteing had joined the company in , after attending a prestigious French fashion school and working under Roberto Cavalli. At the time of his appointment, Rousteing was a relatively unknown designer, and has brought a much-needed fresh take on the brand's aesthetic that remains to this day.
He was credited with adding an Asian influence to the clothing, as Asia comprises a huge part of the brand's buyers.
Balmain Official website. Shop women's, men's, kid’s clothing and accessories. Since taking the helm in , creative director Olivier Rousteing has upheld Balmain's reputation as the go-to brand for military-inspired pieces with a tough, rebellious edge. In postwar Paris, Pierre Balmain founded his historic fashion house and quickly rose to fame, popularizing a style of nipped waists, lavish embellishments, and an ultra-feminine aesthetic.