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South African multi-award-winning designer Thebe Magugu showcased designs at Paris Fashion Week to honour Alber Elbaz.
The Paris Fashion Week grand finale Spring/Summer 2022 collections had been an extravaganza, the place at least 45 distinguished designers showcased their collections devoted to Elbaz, who died of Covid-19 in April this 12 months.
Elbaz was a artistic director for Lanvin till 2015. He was well-known for his signature vibrant bow tie. He died at the age of 59.
The Love Brings Love present was organised by AZ Factory to honour the legacy of Elbaz.
To honour the late trend designer, Magugu created a group fabricated from recycled satin in a pearly-white color.
About the gathering, Magugu stated: “I needed to reference Alber’s tenure at Guy Laroche. My homage is a Blouse & Pleated Skirt set, created in recycled satin in a pearly-white color. The shirt incorporates a pretend pocket that appears prefer it’s stained in Yves Klein Blue ink, a nod to the sense of humour I really feel Alber’s garments had. The pleats on the skirt characteristic a jagged & asymmetrical hem. The white ostrich feather hat is created in collaboration with South African milliner Crystal Birch. We will all proceed to be followers of Alber and his contribution to trend and the self.”
Other designers who participated within the Love Brings Love present embrace Fendi, Valentino, Dior, Gucci, Balmain, Ralph Laren, Burberry, Simone Rocha, Alexander McQueen and plenty of others.