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Georgie Wright
7.24.18
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it’s all change again at lanvin as olivier lapidus leaves role as creative director

The divisive Paris-born designer lasted only eight months at France’s oldest fashion brand.
Steve Salter
3.22.18
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alber elbaz honoured by french government during pfw

During his speech, he apologised to the audience — he'd hoped they would've been watching him send clothes down the runway instead.
Isabelle Hellyer
10.4.16
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alber elbaz and suzy menkes say farewell sonia rykiel

Friends and family came together for the irreplaceable designer's Paris funeral.
Isabelle Hellyer
9.2.16
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see lanvin's new direction under bouchra jarrar

With her debut collection as the French brand's new artistic director, Jarrar unveils an exciting taste of what we can expect to hit the runway in September.
Hannah Ongley
6.10.16
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did alber elbaz just hint at his next career move?

In a very sweet talk at Parsons, the legendary designer also explained how he found solace in Instagram after being let go from Lanvin.
Hannah Ongley
5.6.16
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​lanvin management ordered to pay damages to works council

A Paris commercial court found that Lanvin management was wrong to seek legal action to stop staff from using message boards after Alber Elbaz’s departure.
Charlotte Gush
12.17.15
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alber elbaz finally joins instagram

After publicly rejecting the idea of a personal account, the former Lanvin designer has now graced the social media platform.
i-D Staff
11.12.15
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​alber elbaz fights back against claims that he lacked “creative designs” at lanvin

The designer, who was pushed out after 14 years as creative director, has responded to an all-staff email sent by Lanvin management about the reasons for his removal.
Charlotte Gush
11.10.15
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former french culture minister calls alber elbaz’s exit from lanvin an “unspeakable injustice”

The Socialist politician Jack Lang says the Israeli designer is a “national treasure” and describes his dismissal as “incomprehensible and shocking."
Charlotte Gush
11.5.15
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​lanvin staff are protesting alber elbaz’s departure

After 14 years as creative director, Elbaz left on the decision of the company’s major stakeholder, Shaw-Lan Wang.
Charlotte Gush
11.1.15
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alber elbaz confirms he's leaving his position as creative director of lanvin

"I wish the house of Lanvin the future it deserves among the best French luxury brands, and hope that it finds the business vision it needs to engage in the right way forward."
i-D Staff
10.29.15
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