1. Alber Elbaz
Alber Elbaz is a true Israeli legend and one of the most successful designers to come out of Israel. The native Moroccan Immigrated to Israel when he was 10 years old and later served in the Israeli Defense Force. Soon after his release from the army, he decided to study fashion at Shenkar School of Design and quickly took over the international fashion world. Elbaz started working for the couture fashion house, Lanvin, and in 2007 he was featured in Time Out Magazine’s 100 most influential people. Elbaz is also known for his warm and close relationships with female actresses that almost exclusively wear his designs. He designed all of Natalie Portman’s costumes for her directing debut: ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’, and was also extremely close with Israeli deceased actress and fashion icon Ronit Elkabetz.