Alber Elbaz: the best images of the the starс in designer’s outfits

One of the most charming and chief designers of high fashion ladies’ man, Alber Elbaz became the creative director of the French House of Lanvin in 2001 – after a series of successful collections for Krizia, Yves Saint Laurent and Guy Laroche.

Alber Elbaz collection

“Clothes should not cry … It has to disappear, leaving you in the spotlight.”

Alber Elbaz

Alber Elbaz was born June 12, 1961, in Casablanca, Morocco. Designer of Jewish descent. From 2001 to 2015 he was the creative director of Lanvin Fashion House. He is known for creating luxurious draperies and masterful selection of fabrics. Alber Elbaz acts Chevalier Legion of Honor, an honorary doctor of the Royal College of Art in London. The complex architecture of drapery, juicy shades (pink, purple, orange and “Lavender” blue), emblematic of the brand concise bows – Elbaz always developed codes of the House by Jeanne Lanvin in the very beginning of the XX century. And not afraid to experiment: Lame metallic fabric, print with large butterflies, 3-D flowers on dresses – each new collection of designer critics greeted with applause.

Alber Elbaz collection

Evening dresses Lanvin Alber Elbaz authorship has always emphasized elegant: no superfluous embellishments, transparent fabrics or “dangerous” cuts. Among the admirers of talent of Alber Elbaz listed and sophisticated Frenchwoman Audrey Tautou and Inès de La Fressange, and Hollywood actress Natalie Portman, Emma Stone and Lupita Nyong’o.

Alber Elbaz collection

A historical review

In 2005, the Council of Fashion Designers of America awarded Elbaz award “Best International Designer” for his work for Lanvin.

“Everyone thinks that our business is some luxurious, some shows, go out, booze and travel. Of course, a certain amount of all that we have – let’s say, a little more than those who work in the bank. But every once in his work, we start with a white sheet and are looking for answers, all day we process a huge number of ideas, and when one is found, it can not completely be sure that it is correct or not. “

Alber Elbaz

In 2009 the Times magazine included the designer’s list of 100 most influential people in the fashion world.

In 2010 it took place one of the most successful collaborations – cooperation Lanvin and H & M. For the popular retailer’s Alber Elbaz has created a capsule collection of men’s and women’s clothing, shoes and accessories. The girls were offered luxurious dresses with ruffles and drapes, gowns one shoulder, T-shirts with original prints, translucent blouses with finishing and so on. All the models looked as if descended from the podium of Lanvin.

Lanvin and H & M

In 2014, at the 72th awards ceremony Golden Globes 2015 Emma Stone appeared in an elegant suit, created by Alber Elbaz. The kit consisted of pants and strapless stamp, and a waist belt decorated with luxury, reminiscent of a train.

Emma Stone

In the same year for the portal WWD Alber Elbaz created a Christmas sock sketch.

In 2015, at the Fashion Week in Paris, presented a collection of Alber Elbaz Lanvin Fall-Winter 2015/2016. The work was inspired by the style of the 1970s. and included a discreet outfits of noble tones. The collection was attended by long dresses I-silhouette, laconic Cape, luxury suites suede. Articles were supplemented with fur, embellished with applications.

Alber Elbaz collection 2015