Wow! a black (mixed-raced) man heading a fashion house in Europe I wish him the best. With a number of talented fashion types trashing and burning in the high pressured world of fashion I hope Mr. Rousteing is prepared for the riggers of the industry.
"Just two weeks ago, the 25-year-old Olivier Rousteing was one of the legions of nameless, faceless designers, patternmakers and stylists toiling behind-the-scenes at a fashion company. Now, he heads one of the most storied, influential luxury labels in Paris, Balmain, and will debut his first, hotly anticipated collection for the house this fall." - Forbes
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Daily Beast Article: Balmain's Olivier Rusteing