2008 March 3

Lanvin - Paris Fall 2008

Lanvin Fall 2008 Lanvin Fall 2008
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(PARIS) Roll Call: Lucy Liu, Jessica Alba, Kanye West, Alexis Phifer, Allison Sarofim, Carine Roitfeld, Mario Testino, Milla Jovovich

Chic Report: With his fall collection, Alber Elbaz has officially cornered the market in wearable, chic, sexy looks befitting most occasions. The color palette was very black and grey, but the pieces were anything but dark. One-shouldered looks were ubiquitous, showing up in a black satin dress, a tiered grey number, and a loose blouse paired with a crisp black skirt--all of which were offset with heavy, chunky jewelry at the neck and wrists. Elbaz made the LBD glorious again, showing a silver-striped dress, a ruffly cocktail frock, and a belted, slightly slouchy wrap-dress. “I thought it was a completely authoritative take on hardened elegance with ironic substance mixed in,” said Vogue’s Hamish Bowles. “Desirable clothes in every way!”