W Magazine September Issue: Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing: Phresh Out the Runway

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As the creative director of Balmain, Olivier Rousteing is something of a rarity: Racial diversity, youth, and flagrant – modernity are not characteristics commonly associated with venerable French fashion houses, much less with the designers at their helm. Yet Rousteing – who after three successful years on the job has made it clear that he is not a fashion footnote – is determined to change that. “My job is not just to design clothes but to also give a new vision to fashion,” he declares.

Read the full article from W Magazine here

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“These women are inspiring to so many different people,” he says. “Bringing them together represents the concept I’m working toward.”

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“Sometimes you forget that your passion can be your work” – Olivier Rousteing

 

Photography by Emma Summerton
Styled by Edward Enninful

 

 

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