Alber Elbaz, Bouchra Jarrar
On the post of creative Director of Lanvin Alber Elbaz will replace Bohra jarar a French designer of Moroccan origin, the founder and creative Director of Bouchra Jarrar. About this guide the brand officially announced today, shattering circulating for weeks the rumors. His debut collection for the French House – spring-summer 2017 – the designer will present six months later. In the meantime Bohra busy Jarrar couture collection as part of the work on its own brand.
Lanvin Executive Director Michelle Uiban commented on her appointment:
Its timeless style fits the style and values of our company. Her talent, her high standards and her skill of cutting will be a breath of fresh air and modernity to the old fashion Houses of Paris – the symbol of French elegance.
Successor Alber Elbaz left a comment unanswered:
This is a huge honor for me to continue to promote the style of Lanvin and together with the team at Home to create collections in his workshops.
Recall that Alber Elbaz resigned from his post last October after 14 years of work. The property company said at a special meeting, adding that the decision was taken “by mutual consent”. After him the House for one season was left without a leader, so the collection fall-winter 2016-2017 fully developed team of designers at Home.
Lanvin fall-winter 2016-2017
As the successor to former creative Director for Lanvin, Bohri Jarrar:
– she learned to sew and use a sewing machine already at the age of 12. In 1991 Bouchra Jarrar enrolled in the School of applied arts Duperré in Paris, where she was born and raised, and from 1994 to 1996 has already collaborated with Jean Paul Gaultier as designer lines of jewelry. After over 10 years he held the position of Studio Director of Balenciaga under the leadership of Nicolas Ghesquière;
– the designer also worked on brands Christian Lacroix and Jean Louis Scherrer, the last of whom left after six months after arrival. Her collection has not been implemented due to financial crisis;
– in 2010, the designer has officially registered its own brand Bouchra Jarrar and began to create a collection of ready-to-wear and haute couture. By the way, couture creations designer fashion critics called practical, high fashion, emphasizing their closeness ready-to-wear;
– the style in which Bouchra Jarrar, fashion critics define as neo-classicism, based on minimalism. According to the designer, her main inspiration / Paris fashion 1950-60-ies. She invariably calls the numbers “Collection No. 1, Collection No. 2,” etc.;
a key decorative technique of the designer – the combination of fabrics of different textures. It mixes the skin with a satin, silk knits, and lace with fur, without overloading the model trim.
Bouchra Jarrar Haute Couture spring-summer 2016