Fashion Hype: Alber Elbaz on Lanvin for H&M- IMAGES REPAIRED
" .. The Lanvin for H&M collectiwhich goes on sale tomorrow, is no more, no less than Elbaz's "greatest hits", from £1.99 for a printed cotton carrier-bag, and £29.99 for a signature, flower and sequin-embellished T-shirt, to £199.99 for a black satin evening coat.
There are 48 pieces in the womenswear collection, including jewel-bright cocktail dresses, classic LBDs, tulle party frocks,and zebra print trench coats, together with leopard print and diamante-encrusted shoes and clutches, flower corsages and jewellery. Menswear, in collaboration with Lanvin's Lucas Ossendriver, is Alber Elbaz-style, right down to "his" floppy bow-ties and black, Buddy-Holly glasses, £14.99. No wonder the guests who shopped the 'pop-up store' following the catwalk extravaganza in New York a few days ago, were leaving the Pierre with half a dozen, ribbon-tied carrier bags apiece ... "