When the Lanvin designer can bring himself to leave the studiorare, workaholic that he ishe insists theres nothing hed rather do than curl up on the sofa and watch Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
I put all of me into my work, he told WSJ magazine. This is all I have: I don't have kids; I don't have a family that I created.... I find excitement at work; I don't need anything afterwards. At 10 o'clock at night, all I want to do is come home and watch Kim Kardashian get a haircutit's like a vacation, you don't have to think.
With his characteristic sweetness, Elbaz also weighed in on the question of what to wear in a bad economy (This is a very, very sensitive issue. On one hand, you say that when things are going sourwhen everything is not as easy and fun as it used to bemaybe there is some element that can bring fun and joy again.) and how he feels about other designers.
'There was a time when designers hated other designers. But today there is actually major respect between many of us. We understand each other. We are all going through the same stressful process, he says, citing Azzedine Alaia, Narciso Rodriguez, Marc Jacobs, Nicolas Ghesquiére and Raf Simons as designers he admires.
I'm not jealous of peopleI'm only jealous of people who can eat and not gain weight. I respect talent. More