ELBAZ GETS HONOR: Alber Elbaz, creative director of Lanvin, will be awarded an honorary fellowship from the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design at a gala May 26 at the Israel Center for the Performing Arts and Opera House in Tel Aviv. The award ceremony will be followed by a fashion show featuring selected outfits designed by Shenkar College students and dresses designed by international designers. A graduate of Shenkar College in Israel, Elbaz previously held design posts at Geoffrey Beene, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche and Guy Laroche in Paris.

This story first appeared in the May 6, 2005 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.