"But here he is a decade later, A-number one, top of the list, king of the hill, and somewhere deep inside, there must be a voice cooing to Elbaz that revenge is sweet.
… these outfits were suh-weet in their body-enhancing shape; their intense, delicious color; their feeling of wayward fun. Elbaz has always exalted womanliness (tonight he even confessed that he’d be happy to be considered a designer who reshaped women), and here there was a generous emphasis on the curve.
All parties must come to an end, and maybe that melancholy prospect is a less acknowledged element in the appeal of Elbaz’s clothes. Underneath all the dazzle, he gives you depth and a hint of darkness.” [x]