Top stories this week: Christophe Decarnin leaves Balmain, Carine Roitfeld collaborates with Chanel, Fashion Fringe and MORE!

Christophe Decarnin parts ways with Balmain

After stamping his signature rock style at Balmain for five years as creative director, Chritophe Decarnin has left the French fashion house. Rumours started stirring soon after Decarnin’s notable absence from the label’s autumn/winter 2011 show in March. Decarnin will always be remembered for his ingenious design ethic, and as of yet, his successor remains a mystery. Read more here!

Free styling advice from the trendy Olsen twins

The trend-setting twins are set to launch their very own website, The venture will allow members to receive personal styling advice with the help of short quizzes and tailored wardrobe recommendations, and will also feature videos of the twins going about their daily working lives. Read more here!

Carine Roitfeld styled Chanel’s autumn/winter 2011 campaign

The ex-Vogue Paris editrix sure knows how to keep her fashion cogs well-oiled. Having recently served as guest editor for Barney’s alongside styling the store’s autumn/winter campaign, Roitfeld has just completed a stint at Chanel, styling the label’s autumn/winter 2011 campaign. Talk about getting stuck in. Read more here!

 My Fashion Life – The Boutique is now open!

It’s finally arrived! The go-to boutique for the perfect wardrobe update, we’ve traipsed around the hottest e-tailers and selected our favourite picks of the season. Shop shoes, summer dresses, accessories and more – minus the tedious screen-hopping! Read more here and indulge in unadulterated sartorial bliss (and no, we’re not one bit biased)!

Claudia Schiffer and Roland Mouret announced as judges for Fashion Fringe 2011

Claudia Schiffer and Roland Mouret are the new judges at this year’s Fashion Fringe. They’ll be joined by Anne Pitcher from Selfridges, Roy Peach from the London College of Fashion and Bel Jacobs from the Metro as they look out for the up and coming designers who can take the fashion world by storm. Read more here!

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