Alber Elbaz, the renowned fashion designer credited with giving classic tailoring a more playful edge, was buried in Israel on Wednesday following his weekend death in Paris aged 59 after a battle with Covid-19.
Alber Elbaz, who died Saturday, created collections for a half-dozen fashion houses including his own, though it was a 14-year tenure at Lanvin that earned him a place among the Pantheon of great all-time designers.
The designer passed away in Paris at the age of 59. He had recently launched his own label, AZ Factory, in collaboration with Swiss-based luxury group Richemont, and previously led design at Lanvin from 2001 to 2015.
Britain's interior ministry said Friday it had approved the extradition of fugitive Indian jeweller Nirav Modi to his homeland, where he is accused of defrauding one of the largest banks of $1.8 billion.
Forbes' annual world's billionaires list includes a record-breaking 2,755 billionaires, with Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos topping it for the fourth consecutive year, the media company said on Tuesday.