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Tributes have been pouring in from the fashion world following the tragic news that designer Alber Elbaz has passed away at the age of 59 following a battle with Covid-19.
“I have lost not only a colleague but a beloved friend,” said Richemont founder and chairman Johann Rupert, who confirmed the news. “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. He was a man of exceptional warmth and talent, and his singular vision, sense of