What to know about Olivier Rousteing: He is French-born, was raised in Bordeaux, and completed his fashion studies at ESMOD in Paris in 2003. Rousteing had been in charge of Balmain's womenswear studio since 2009 and previously spent five years at Roberto Cavalli, where he was promoted to designer of women’s and men’s ready-to-wear collections.

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Now he is working on his Spring 2012 collection, the debut is coming later this year.