Thursday, November 12, 2009

They Can Copy Yesterday
But They Can't Copy Tomorrow

Lanvin by Alber Elbaz, Spring/Summer 2010 [click to enlarge]

Most of these
New York Times videos I've been posting aren't new or anything, but I think they're really good. Here's another one from T's "Screen Test" series, this time featuring the endearing and endlessly quotable Alber Elbaz, artistic director since 2001 of the house of Lanvin:

Click here to read Defying Knockoffs and Inviting Them, Cathy Horyn's review of the most recent Lanvin show. “I don’t care if people copy me — well, I do care,” Elbaz is quoted as saying. “For me, I create prototypes. They can copy yesterday but they can’t copy tomorrow.”

Much more Lanvin, including the rest of the SS2010 show, at Fashionologie.

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