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Balmain's Christophe Decarnin in Mental Hospital *Update* Has Officially Left Balmain
This is quite sad.

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Balmain's Christophe Decarnin in a "Mental Hospital"

As if Paris Fashion Week couldn't be any more bizarre or unbelievable this season, we've just heard that designer Christophe Decarnin was a no-show at the Balmain collection today because he's been in a "mental hospital" since January, the result of a nervous breakdown.


Described as a "total nightmare," he disappeared one day in mid-January. Soon after, it was announced to employees that he would not be coming back. We're told he was not involved in the fall collection, which was designed instead by Balmain's in-house team and stylist Melanie Ward, who took over for Emmanuelle Alt, French Vogue's new editor-in-chief.
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^^i was just about to post that!!!!
is Hintmag a reliable source?

don't want to sound cruel, but isnt it twisted that his breakdown coincides in time with Emmanuelle's appointment as editor-in-chief?

i am truly shocked!

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Whoa. I hope he's alright. But, why would they lie and say he was tired though?

Now I feel like an *** for ragging on him.

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Fashionologie posted about it, too:
http://www.fashionologie.com/Christo...nuary-14623312


That's really sad and I do hope he's getting better soon.

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I feel really bad for him. I hope he gets better

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Not to sound mean but, no wonder the collection was good this season. Anyways, I do hope he gets better.

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Oh waouh, did not know he was in the hospital.
That was not a good lie to say he was home !

That explains why the collection looked even worse than usual.

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Oh what is happening to Parisian designers

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I hope he recovers! Mental disorders and diseases are not be joked about. Career comes second, after personal health.

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OH dear.. Now I don't feel that stupid when stressing about a project...
It is a very demanding job!

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Oh what is happening to Parisian designers
John Galliano isn't Parisian ?! .

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OMg everybody is losing their marvels in Paris who's next?

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Scandalous Rumors Already Emerging About Why Balmain Designer Christophe Decarnin Didn’t Go to His Show Today.

What is going on in Paris? Galliano: fired by Dior. Balmain's Christophe Decarnin: disappeared? The big news at the Balmain show today was supposed to be that the models were still very sexy and still wearing short, tight, sparkle frocks with Melanie Ward consulting and styling for the brand in place of Emmanuelle Alt, who had to give up that gig at the label to become editor-in-chief of French Vogue. But that's been overshadowed by the news that Decarnin wasn't at the show this morning! He didn't bow at the end of it and was seen nowhere backstage afterward. Hint's blog reports that an anonymous person told them he's been in a "mental hospital" since January:
Described as a "total nightmare," he disappeared one day in mid-January. Soon after, it was announced to employees that he would not be coming back.

However, Balmain owner M. Alain Hivelin gave the Telegraph's Hilary Alexander a much less scandalous explanation: "He's tired, after working on the collection." What? "No, he's NOT retired. He's just tired. He didn't go to bed until 5am. He's not here, he's resting," M. Hivelin stressed.

It's easy to be skeptical of both explanations, since the former is coming from a unnamed source and the latter seems strange: Lots of designers don't get their full eight — or even six — hours of sleep in the days leading up to their shows, but usually they show up even if they've been up all night. Not showing up only helps fuel rumors that you're in rehab or the loony bin or have been secretly fired — and fashion executives tend not to like press relating to any of those things.

So anyway, Ward — who Hint is reporting designed the fall 2011 line without Decarnin — spoke to reporters on behalf of the clothing. "It's workwear-inspired," she told Alexander. "Dirty white leather." Okay, neat, but — mental hospital?!

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Okay, so I am confused now ..... Decarnin is not coming back to Balmain or he's just out until he's recovered ?

This is an epic fashion season.

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Okay, so I am confused now ..... Decarnin is not coming back to Balmain or he's just out until he's recovered ?

This is an epic fashion season.
Word! Epic fashions season.
Maybe Galliano was the start to showing how all these designers have been struggling behind closed doors.

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