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Video: Fashion Designer Alber Elbaz on Losing Everything After he was Fired From Lanvin but Finding his Voice Again

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Video: Fashion Designer Alber Elbaz on Losing Everything After he was Fired From Lanvin but Finding his Voice Again

‘Renowned fashion journalist Suzy Menkes once called superstar designer Alber Elbaz a “master of improvisation.” That instinctual, passionate disposition was on full display onstage at VOICES, BoF’s annual gathering for big thinkers, in partnership with QIC Global Real Estate, as Elbaz waxed on lyrically about what he’s learned since his abrupt firing from Lanvin in 2015.

In a breezy-but-heartfelt, almost-stream-of-consciousness performance, drawing plenty of laughs and punctuated by the refrain that he was “jobless and homeless,” (the Moroccan-Israeli fashion designer) covered impressive ground, offering a flurry of succinct insights that both amused and provoked.’

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