44 Designers Pay Homage To Alber Elbaz And AZ Factory

Last year, Alber Elbaz tragically passed away from COVID-19, and now his label AZ Factory has collaborated with 44 fashion houses to pay homage to the iconic designer. Dubbed the “Love Brings Love Fashion Show,” the event has been put together to honor Elbaz, with a selection of designers ranging from those at the helm of some of the oldest fashion houses, to emerging talent, as well as those with their own eponymous labels. Prior to starting AZ Factory in 2019, Alber Elbaz was at the helm of Lanvin from 2001 until 2014. He also did time at houses including Yves Saint Laurent and Guy Laroche. To honor his legacy, AZ Factory set out to bring one of Alber’s biggest dreams to life. Inspired by an exhibition from 1945 called Théâtre de la Mode that brought over 60 couturiers together in the wake of World War II, Elbaz always wanted to unite the wider fashion family to create a modern interpretation – which is now being fulfilled. Read more at Highsnobiety.