In honor of Albert Elbaz

A journey through the life of the artist. The Design Museum Holon in Israel has opened the doors of its exhibition Albert Elbaz: The Dream Factory, the largest exhibition to date on the Israeli designerin addition to one of the most complex and expensive that have been carried out in the last twelve years in the institution.

The exhibition, which pays tribute to the designer who died in April of last year, can be visited until February 25. Also, as part of the project, the catwalk models will also be exhibited Love Brings Loveheld last year in memory of the designer and which brings together 46 outfits of international luxury fashion brands, including Dior, Gucci, Balenciaga, Louis Vuitton, Balmain or Versace.

In the museum you can find more than a hundred items, including Elbaz’s sketches, archival materials, personal belongings of the designer, video clips of some of his shows and unpublished photos of his life. The exhibition takes a tour of the artist’s life, from his birth in Morocco to his death in Paris.

His latest designs are marketed under the AZ Factory label, the fashion brand he founded together with the luxury conglomerate Richemont through a joint venture in 2019. During his professional career, Elbaz worked behind the scenes for Geoffrey Beene and designed for firms such as Guy Laroche, Yves Saint Laurent and Lanvin..

The exhibition is divided between various periods of his life, including some key ones, such as when he lived in cities like New York, where he approached haute couture or Paris, where he made some references to the tuxedo his own, in addition to Holon or Tangier .

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