This is about as premium as denim gets. Designer du jour Alber Elbaz has revealed the exciting partnership between Lanvin and uber cool denim label Acne to produce its first line of jeans.

"I want to bring Lanvin into their know-how," said Elbaz, in an interview with The Daily. "What if you don't want to wear a skinny jean? It's time to go back to a product that has a dream to it. I asked myself, 'What kind of jeans can I bring that will be a Lanvin jean and Acne spirit infused in one?

Though the contract is yet to be signed, the deal between the Parisian power-house ( and the Swedish cult-brand ( is set to go ahead for a launch in 2009.

Photo: Classic Acne, women's SS08