Whoa! As Business of Fashion confirmed, designer Alber Elbaz is leaving Lanvin after 14 years at the label. As BOF pointed out, Alber joined the French couture brand in 2001 and was responsibly for transforming it to the coveted label it is today.
There is no news yet on where Alber will be heading, but like BOF mentioned, this puts him in a prime place to take over for Raf Simmons at Dior. We'll be sure to keep you posted as we know more.
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