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Founded by Pierre Balmain in 1945, Balmain is a French luxury fashion house. Better known for its classic and luxurious designs, it has undergone a resurgence under its youthful creative director Oliver Rousteing who joined in 2011 and who has brought cultivated a high-profile celebrity following and a new approach for the Instagram generation with his "#BalmainArmy". Rousteing is also a technological innovator and the brand created waves in 2018 with an advertising campaign featuring a case of CGI models.

Qatar’s royal family, via its Mayhoola for Investments vehicle, acquired the brand from the heirs of its late, former CEO Alain Hivelin in 2016 for €485m.

Company Information
Annual Sales: £202.3m
Segments / Shopping Categories: Womenswear; Menswear; Kidswear; Accessories; Bags ; Jewellery; Footwear
Parent Company/Key Investors: Mayhoola
UK Standalone Stores: 1
UK Concessions: 18
International Stores & Stockists: Approx over 50
Key Concessions: Browns; Harrods; Selfridges; Harvey Nichols; Joseph
Group Companies: Valentino; Anya Hindmarch
Number of Countries Shipped To: Approx over 50
Key Countries Shipped To: UK; EU; USA; Canada; UAE; Australia
Contact Information
Head Office Address:
44 Rue François, Paris, France 75008
Head Office Telephone: +33 1472 03534
Website:
Website Traffic: 384600 (on desktop and mobile web in last 6 months). Source: SimilarWeb
Key Locations: 69 South Audley Street, London, W1K 2QZ
Key Executives
Chief Executive: Massimo Piombini
Design Director: Olivier Rousteing (Creative Director)
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