It’s not every day that leather is treated like chiffon, so when Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz sent out these dresses in his Fall 2014 lineup, there was a collective gasp. Pleated and flowing with a lightness that is not
natural to leather, these two dresses were Elbaz’s masterpieces. He shaved the hides to a thinness that changed their fall and flounce, rendering them as near woven
fabrics as possible.