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Casablanca based israeli Fashion designerAlber Elbaz Dies

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Israeli Fashion designer Alber Elbaz reportedly dies at the age of 59.

The Casablanca based fashion lord who is best known for his spectacular rejuvenation of Lanvin from 2001 to 2015, died on Saturday at the American Hospital in Paris. He was 59.

Confirmed the news of his death was the Compagnie Financière Richemont, his joint venture partner in AZ Factory, his latest fashion venture.

The cause of death has yet to be communicated.

An ebullient character prized for his couture-like craft, Elbaz took a five-year hiatus after being ousted from Lanvin and just launched AZ Factory, hinged on solutions-driven fashions, entertainment and tech.

Born on 12 June, 1961 in Casablanca, Morocco, is an Israeli fashion designer.

Alber was also once named one of Time Magazine’s Most Influential People in 2007.

He started out  as the Artistic Director of Lanvin  based in Paris.

Alber had a richly deserved reputation as one of the industry’s brightest and most beloved figures.

“I was always taken by his intelligence, sensitivity, generosity and unbridled creativity,” Rupert said.

“He was a man of exceptional warmth and talent, and his singular vision, sense of beauty and empathy leave an indelible impression.

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