A designer honored, a celebrity shoe and bag designer, and a former supermodel expandsÂ lingerie empire
- Alber Elbaz, creative director at Lanvin, has been awarded Legion of Honor with France’s prestigious Chavelier de la LÃ©gion dâ€™Honneur. According to a Lanvin spokeswoman, Elbaz will be surrounded by close friends and his coworkers when he is pinned. â€œHe was proud and proud for all the people working with him at Team Lanvin,â€ the spokesman said, adding that Elbaz spent most of his holiday not on vacation, but rather, sketching his pre-fall and fall collections.
- Victoria Beckham to design shoes and bags in a $10 million dollar deal â€“ though it’s small change compared to David Beckham’s deal with LA Galaxy. According to the Daily Mirror newspaper: “Victoria’s a real stickler for detail so everything will be perfect. Her shoes will as sexy as Christian Louboutin’s â€“ there’s a huge buzz about them over here.”
- Elle Macpherson has launched a new range of underwear called Elle Macpherson Intimates Boudoir, which she hopes will help women get in touch with their sensuous side. It will feature quarter-cup bras and suspender belts with two suites of lingerie â€“ one in store in time for Valentine’s Day and the second in April.