Alber Elbaz Is Writing a Book

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NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 18:  Designer Alber Elbaz walks the runway during the Lanvin for H&M Haute Couture Show at The Pierre Hotel on November 18, 2010 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for H&M)
Alber Elbaz Photo: Jamie McCarthy/2010 Getty Images

Lanvin designer Alber Elbaz announced this weekend that he's been very busy writing a book that documents the entire design and production process that a Lanvin collection undergoes. It's set for publication early next year, and at 700 pages of text and photos it'll hardly be light reading —  but then some of the pages will be blank, because "that is how I start every day," Elbaz explained.