Azzedine Alaïa (Arabic: عز الدين عليّة‎‎French pronunciation:&#... -
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How Azzedine Alaïa changed the way we see women's bodies

The Guardian - 23 Jan 2018
The king is dead; long live the king. Azzedine Alaïa's heart failed last November, but his presence will be more keenly felt in Britain this year than ever before. A major exhibition opens at the Design Museum in May, with his first London boutique ...
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Keeping Alaïa Alive: A Designer Died, but His Brand Did Not

New York Times - 20 Jan 2018
When the designer Azzedine Alaïa, the last of the great couturiers, a man who could make a dress from sketch to stitch, died unexpectedly in November of a heart attack, the fashion world was first shocked and then deeply saddened — and then ...
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A Powerful Alaïa Exhibit Captures the Designer's Spirit

The Cut - 22 Jan 2018
Someday, once he's had a chance to examine and catalogue everything — a process that may take a couple of years — Saillard says he would love to do an exhibition illustrating the metier of Paris couture, using examples from Alaïa's personal ...
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Paris pays homage to Azzedine Alaia, the King of Cling

The Australian - 23 Jan 2018
His exceptional approach to cut and form often resulted in the body-conscious designs beloved of supermodels, who also loved the Tunisian-born designer. This week an exhibition devoted to his work, Je Suis Couturier, opened in his former home and ...
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Must Read: What's Next For Alaïa, Can Fashion Drive Change?

Fashionista (blog) - 22 Jan 2018
Back in November, the fashion community mourned the loss of legendary couturier Azzedine Alaïa — the man who outfitted celebrities, supermodels and Cher Horowitz in the tightest of dresses. Now, with couture presentations kicking off in Paris, we're ...
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Azzedine Alaia: Master and maverick

Hindu Business Line - 01 Jan 2018
Cinema is the medium for the masses, not fashion, and certainly not high fashion. More people interface with the work of a director than a designer and yet, there are designers who find themselves at the centre of a small but influential section of the ...
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Azzedine Alaïa : merveilleuse exposition-hommage au couturier - 23 Jan 2018
"Azzedine était un vrai architecte de la couture. C'est l'hommage le plus beau qu'on pouvait lui faire de montrer son travail tout de suite", évoque son amie, l'éditrice Carla Sozzani. Sous la verrière qui abritait les défilés de la maison, ces ...
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'Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier' at The Design Museum in London

SENATUS - 03 Jan 2018
A perfectionist in his craft, Alaïa was known to work on a single outfit for years if needed before sharing it with the public. The designer, who died in November at the age of 82, was known for his masterful approach to cut, fit tailoring and employed ...
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Denkmal für den Couturier Azzedine Alaïa

DIE WELT - 22 Jan 2018
Azzedine Alaïa galt als Erfinder der tragbaren Sexiness – nun wird dem im vergangenen Jahr verstorbenen Couturier in Paris eine Mode-Ausstellung gewidmet. In dem Haus, wo er gelebt und gearbeitet hat. 0 Kommentare. „Je suis Couturier“ – die Ausstellung ...
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Model harassment claims cloud Paris men's fashion week

AsiaOne - 16 Jan 2018
His clothes are for a decidedly gender fluid generation, with dresses that can be worn by men or women, plumed hats and flowery feminine male ensembles. As the autumn-winter collection shows end on Sunday, an exhibition dedicated to the work of the ...
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Design Diary: Art, fashion exhibitions to visit in 2018 - 10 Jan 2018
For the past year, the Design Museum has been working closely with Azzedine Alaia in planning an exhibition that explores his career and creative process. Following his untimely passing on 18 November 2017, the Design Museum will now present this ...
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A last look at Alaia

The Nation - 27 Dec 2017
The diminutive maverick, who ignored fashion-week convention by showing when and where he wanted, produced his first couture collection in six years in July, to rapturous reviews. Supermodel Noami Campbell, his long-time friend and muse, who led that ...
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2017: Looking back on the year that was

Arab News - 31 Dec 2017
From music to art, 2017 has been a year of momentous change in Saudi Arabia and wider Gulf region. As the year draws to a close, it is natural to take a moment and reflect on the year that has passed and if anything can be said about 2017, it should be ...
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L'héritage d'Azzedine Alaïa a de l'avenir

Le Point - 28 Dec 2017
La maison de couture projette aussi de mettre sur pied une fondation, installée dans le Marais, à Paris, là où Azzedine Alaïa a vécu et travaillé presque toute sa vie. Paris, la ville d'adoption du couturier né en Tunisie, et ce, dès les années 60 ...

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