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Alber Elbaz tribute show to be turned into an exhibition
The AZ Factory ‘Love Brings Love’ catwalk tribute to celebrate Alber Elbaz and his contribution to fashion held during Paris Fashion Week is being turned into an exhibition at the Palais Galliera fashion museum in Paris. The tribute exhibition will run from March 5 to July 10 and will feature the 45 participating fashion houses and designers...
24 Nov 2021
Video: Az Factory presents SS22 collection
In this video, fashion label Az Factory is presenting its SS22 womenswear collection entitled Az Factory: Alber Elbaz Celebration at Paris Fashion Week (PFW). Watch the video below. Do you want to see more clothing collections? Click here to view the FashionUnited Marketplace. Video: IMAZtree.tv via YouTube Photo credit: Az Factory, Facebook
15 Oct 2021
Paris Fashion Week closes with a tribute to the life and work of Alber Elbaz
In the spirit of Love Brings Love, an ode and celebratory show of Alber Elbaz closed Paris Fashion Week. As the founder of AZ Factory, what would have been his first PFW collection, the house paid tribute to his joyful spirit, humility, creativity, humor and iconic legacy. 45 guest Maisons and designers participated to create one-off looks for...
6 Oct 2021
AZ Factory reveals designers taking part in Alber Elbaz tribute
AZ Factory, the fashion start-up founded by the late Alber Elbaz and Richemont, has unveiled that 44 houses and designers will take part in its ‘Love Brings Love’ fashion show in honour of the late couturier. The collaborative catwalk show, which will close Paris Fashion Week on October 5, will include an international list of designers, ranging...
27 Sep 2021
Over 40 designers to pay tribute to Alber Elbaz at PFW
AZ Factory, the fashion start-up founded by the late Alber Elbaz and Richemont, has confirmed that its tribute to the designer will be a collaborative catwalk show featuring more than 40 fashion houses. In a statement, AZ Factory said that the ‘Love Brings Love’ tribute closing Paris Fashion Week on October 5 will be “a homage to the late...
8 Sep 2021
Alber Elbaz tribute fashion show to close PFW
AZ Factory, the fashion start-up founded by the late Alber Elbaz and Richemont, has confirmed that it will close Paris Fashion Week with a “special homage” fashion show to the designer, who died from Covid-19 in April. In a short statement, AZ Factory confirmed that the show titled ‘Love Brings Love’ would take place on October 5 at 8pm CET and...
28 Jul 2021
AZ Factory to launch final collections designed by Alber Elbaz
AZ Factory has unveiled plans to launch two collections “fully finalised” by founder Alber Elbaz before his sudden passing in April, as well as a special tribute during Paris Fashion Week this autumn. In a statement, AZ Factory, the fashion start-up founded by Elbaz and Richemont, said that it would honour the late designer during women’s...
4 Jun 2021
Fashion designer Alber Elbaz buried in Israel
Alber Elbaz, the renowned fashion designer credited with giving classic tailoring a more playful edge, was buried in Israel on Wednesday following his weekend death in Paris aged 59 after a battle with Covid-19. Hundreds of family members, friends and Israeli fashion industry leaders attended the traditional Jewish funeral in Holon, the city...
28 Apr 2021
Fashion industry pays tribute to designer Alber Elbaz
Tributes for the legendary fashion designer Alber Elbaz have been pouring in from the fashion community following the news of his tragic death over the weekend, following a battle with Covid-19. Elbaz, best known for rejuvenating Lanvin during his 14-year tenure, also worked at fashion houses including Yves Saint Laurent, Geoffrey Beene, and Guy...
26 Apr 2021
Alber Elbaz dies from Covid-19
Alber Elbaz, the designer best known for his feminine, whimsical collections at Lanvin, has suddenly died at the age of 59. Industry sources say Elbaz was ill with Covid-19 for three weeks. Elbaz had only recently launched AZ Factory, backed by Swiss-based luxury group Richemont. “We are devastated – Alber passed away from Covid after being in...
25 Apr 2021
Alber Elbaz returns to fashion with AZ Factory
Alber Elbaz marked his return to fashion with his start-up AZ Factory with a personality-filled digital presentation during Paris Haute Couture Week. Offering what he calls a “digital entertainment take on luxury,” Elbaz used his presentation to share not only his fashion creations but also the ethos of the company, “smart fashion that cares”. “...
27 Jan 2021
Alber Elbaz’s AZ Factory partners with Farfetch and Net-a-Porter
Alber Elbaz is making his long-awaited return to fashion as an invited guest member of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode with his joint venture with Richemont, AZ Factory. In a statement, AZ Factory said it will present its first product stories as part of Paris Haute Couture Week on January 26 at 8pm CET, which will then go to...
19 Jan 2021