Posts tagged "alber elbaz"

This Week In Style: Too-Skinny Minnie Makes Waves

The latest Disney star to come under fire isn't Miley Cyrus or Demi Lovato — nope, it's Minnie Mouse, who's stirring up controversy over her gaunt appearance in this year's Barneys holiday campaign. (At left: Minnie before her dramatic weight loss.) [Change.org] Kendall and Kylie Jenner have scored the gig of a lifetime: designing clothe…

By: Rachel Krause / October 20, 2012

Check Out Lanvin’s Awesome 82-Year-Old Model

Model Jacqueline Murdock is proof positive of the adage "style is timeless." After seeing Murdock on a recent episode of "The Today Show" modeling as part of a segment on the blog Advanced Style, Lanvin head Alber Elbaz contacted her about appearing in his latest series of ads. For Lavin's latest series of ads, Elbaz…

By: Julie Gerstein / July 23, 2012

Is Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz The Most Delightful Person In Fashion?

It's no surprise that fashion people are generally accepted as some of the most difficult personalities out there. It's not necessarily a bad thing — they just have very specific visions of their objectives and how to reach them. You can't write off an entire demographic, of course, because there are always exceptions, even if…

By: Rachel Krause / April 10, 2012

Watch: Lanvin’s Fall/Winter 2012 Collection On The Runway

Last week Paris fashion house Lanvin, helmed by the esteemed designer Alber Elbaz, debuted its Fall/Winter 2012 collection. Trim, elegant silhouettes flitted down the runway as Tilda Swinton and Dita Von Teese looked on -- and Elbaz proved once again why he's one of the fashion world's favorites. Take a look! …

By: Julie Gerstein / March 6, 2012

Alber Elbaz Really Relates To His Book

“I was searching for a story that people would get when they look at the book — and the story is the process. ... The book is small and fat -- something I could relate to." -- The adorable, and adorably rotund, Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz, on the new book of his designs that will…

By: Julie Gerstein / January 15, 2012

Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz Is Writing A Book

It's not a secret that I have a lot of love for Alber Elbaz: there is no one in the fashion industry who seems more genuine than the Lanvin designer. He takes his job and his art very seriously, which is evident season after season in his masterful collections, and in quotes he always sound…

By: Rachel Krause / November 9, 2011

Lanvin Makes Clothes, Awkward Dancing, Cool For Everyone

As if we could love Lanvin any more than we already do, they had to go and make this hilarious video for their fall collection, featuring models Karen Elson and Raquel Zimmerman swaying awkwardly to Pitbull's "I Know You Want Me." And watch for an adorbs cameo from Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz at the very…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 3, 2011

Lanvin’s Girls Make Fighting Look So Good

Behold! The Lanvin Spring/Summer 2011 campaign video, with beautiful models in Alber Elbaz clothes languishing, frolicking and fighting, and looking deadly glamorous while doing so.

By: Julie Gerstein / June 8, 2011

Designer Alber Elbaz Doesn’t Have Email

" see Internets every morning — I don’t have an e-mail address and, you know, I don’t do Internet, but every morning my boyfriend, Alex, makes me coffee and we watch these images. And more and more I see these stylish women wearing all these evening dresses for day, and I thought, how beautiful. So…

By: Annika Harris / January 13, 2011

And You Thought Your Birthday Sucked …

Sounds like poor Alber Elbaz (designer of Lanvin) had just about the most depressing birthday ever: "Once Elbaz arrived in New York, the Mercer Hotel staff surprised him with an en suite card and cake. 'Except I was all alone and I didn’t want to be that person eating an entire cake by myself i…

By: Leonora Epstein / June 18, 2010

Quotable: Alber Elbaz Explains His Feelings Toward Celebrity Designers

"I feel that some celebrities think that because they are famous, they can do fashion. Imagine if I want to be now a dancer. Trust me, I can’t. I can’t jump. I can’t even limp from one point to another. I feel that there is this kind of confusion. Everybody wants to do everything, everybody…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 23, 2010

Is This The New Face Of Chanel?

There's a rumor flying around that the fashion world is calling "huge." After Tommy Ton of style blog Jak & Jil got a supposedly juicy tip—"I received some news tonight that is going to SHAKE the fashion world in the next two days. CRAZY!!!"—the speculation commenced. The general consensus: That Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz would…

By: Leonora Epstein / March 15, 2010