Name: Alber Elbaz
Date of Birth: 1961
Claim to Fame: Simple and feminine clothing
Quote: "If it's not edible, it's not food. If it's not wearable, it's not fashion"
Career: In 1987 he moved to New York and worked for two years for a manufacturer of mother-of-the-bride clothing. He then went to work for Geoffrey Beene for seven years. In 1997, Elbaz left Beene and, through retailer Dawn Mello, was hired by
In October 2001, he was appointed artistic director of Lanvin in Paris. He received the International Award, Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) in June 2005 and was named Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur, Paris, January 25, 2007.
Fav's from Lanvin Fall 2010 RTW: