I absolutely, positively love Lanvin.
Last March The New Yorker profiled Alber Elbaz who has been the head designer since 2000. Jezebel has a vivisection on that story which includes most of the gems from the original article. It also contains full frontal male nudity which is always a plus for me, but consider yourself warned...
I'll never be thin enough to fit any of the pieces but the off chance that I might win the lottery keeps my lust for Lanvin shoes alive and well.
Of course Michelle Obama is getting flack from the usual quarters for rockin' these stylish kicks. Yes, $550 is a lot of money. But the stars "aren't just like us" no matter what magazines tell us and neither is our first lady. The more subdued looks our previous first lady favored might not have been as eye catching but they were just as expensive.