I think Alber Elbaz probably prefers a piece of chocolate before bedtime more than most women... While I'm a lover of all that is Lanvin, this quote really, really annoyed me. "For me, all women around the world are alike. They all like a red dress, they all like a bit of chocolate before...

And a very important year, at that, for one of our favorite designers and fashion personalities, Alber Elbaz. 2012 marks his 10th anniversary as creative director at French fashion house Lanvin – and a lot has a happened since his first collection in 2002. Born in Morocco and raised in Tel...

Sometimes I wonder why so many of the great fashion designers are men. It does seem odd that they seem to have a better idea of how a woman should dress, doesn't it? But then I read quotes like this one from Alber Elbaz, and I see that he most definitely does understand how a woman wants to...

With another round of Paris collections wrapped, feted by fans and loyalists, and analyzed every which way by our crack fashion team, we bring you our picks of the fall season, in no particular order... "Alber Elbaz's user-friendly approach has the advantage of no-brainer prettiness and...

Now let's look at designers – they produce six to eight shows a year, most designers have a 20-year-long career, so I need to create about 250 collections in that time. Not even Danielle Steel could write 250 books." (Alber Elbaz to Vogue.co.uk.) I thought this would be an appropriate quote...

As a kid I was a bit of a loner and spent time by myself reading books, fashion magazines and thinking critically about art and anthropology. My mom introduced me to philosophy texts as a kid. I studied literature and ended up doing my graduate thesis on James Turrell, who once said, "Light...

Fashion personalities Alber Elbaz, Carine Roitfeld, Sarah Jessica Parker and others are getting "Disney-fied" for Barney's "Electric Holiday" moving art show! ~ WWD Amy Adams has landed the starring role in Boy. Band of Outsiders' autumn/winter Polaroid campaign! ~ Fashion Etc. Valentino...

Should the sight of Prada's ad campaign in every fashion magazine not be enough for you this fall, Steven Meisel has started shooting videos to accompany his seasonal photographs. And it is fun to see the models try their hand at acting and hear their still-girlish voices (the...

Cult followings and Vogue editorials aside, staging a massive show in China is the latest way to show the world you're a fashion force to be reckoned with. And so, Thursday night Alber Elbaz & Co. descended on the posh Beijing Hotel to present a 61-model, 70-look fall '12 runway show, marking...

While Western designers are falling over themselves to get into China, the Beijing-Brussels design collective Nono Muaks is rocking out. The makers of the Kick Eyes non-sunglasses below have introduced another functionless must-have: Glambots, a collection of fashionable toy robots that...

 

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