Michal Herzog

Presidential chic: First Lady Michal Herzog steals the show at ritzy gala event

Shining bright in midst of star-studded roster, president's wife Michal Herzog showed up to pay respect to acclaimed fashion designer Alber Elbaz who passed away last year due to COVID

Yoni Froim |
Published: 09.13.22, 20:03
Donning a stunning dress tailored by Israeli designer Maya Negri, Michal Herzog — President Isaac Herzog's spouse — had all eyes fixed on her as she walked down the red carpet Monday night at the lavish opening gala event for the exhibition "Alber Elbaz The Dream Factory".
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  • The exhibition, a retrospective on the life and work of acclaimed fashion designer Alber Elbaz, took over the entirety of the Design Museum in Holon and celebrates the late fashionista who passed away in April 2021 due to complications of COVID-19 at 59.
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    Michal Herzog
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    Curated by Ya’ara Keydar, the exhibit is considered the largest and most comprehensive ever done on Albert and his works and features rare never-before-seen materials.
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    The First Lady was among many other Israeli celebs who came to pay respect to the late fashionmonger, including celebrity chef Assaf Granit, and model Yael Reich and representatives of the local fashion industry.
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    Maya Negri and Michal Herzog
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    Aside from being the first lady of Israel, Michal Herzog is a lawyer by trade and often joins her husband and his entourage on his official trips abroad, having recently accompanied him to Germany and the Czech Republic. The couple live in Tel Aviv and have three sons.
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