Alber Elbaz is getting in touch with his wild side for pre-fall at Lanvin. “My exercise was to take all these animal prints out of the jungle and into the chic city,” the designer says. The collection includes a rich mélange of leopard prints, mixed-media furs and quirky accessories — including earmuffs — yet is grounded in a wardrobe approach, ranging from easy jumpsuits to gray flannel suits and grand evening columns.

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