This Parisian label is the epitome of consummate elegance. From softly draped dresses and timeless, raw-edged, no label does classic French chic with a contemporary twist better. The now iconic chain strap bags in super-luxe materials are now some of our most sought-after items. Under the artistic direction of Alber Elba from 2002, Lanvin rose from the doldrums through the designer ranks with some of the most covetable collections imaginable. Elba retired from Lanvin in 2015 and womenswear is now designed by Bouchra Jarrar - renowned for her mastery of cuts and fabrics and minimal aesthetic.