Azzedine Alaïa

The "Secret Alchemy of a Collection" exhibition at Azzedine Alaïa's Paris headquarters.

Fashion Scoops

New Exhibition Highlights Alaïa’s Pompadour Connection

The designer dedicated a collection to royal courtesan Madame de Pompadour after moving into the building where she lived as a young woman.

clock July 3, 2018Joelle Diderich

The Azzedine Ala•a Association celebrated the launch of ÒAzzedine, Bruce, Joe,Ó a book celebrating the friendship between the designer, photographer Bruce Weber and stylist Joe McKenna.

Fashion Scoops

Friends Gather for Alaïa Book Launch

The Azzedine Alaïa Association celebrated the launch of “Azzedine, Bruce, Joe,” a book celebrating the friendship between the designer, photographer Bruce Weber and stylist Joe McKenna.

clock June 21, 2018Alex Wynne

Bamford Grooming Department


The London Scene: Where to Eat, Shop and Gaze

London is abuzz with some lively venues to visit between catwalk hops.

clock June 8, 2018WWD Staff

Haute couture creations by the late Azzedine Alaia are on display as part of an exhibition at London's Design Museum

Fashion Features

Another Day, Another Alaïa Moment in London

Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier, the first display of the late designer’s work in London, opens Thursday at The Design Museum. Just don’t call it a retrospective.

clock May 9, 2018Samantha Conti

Vanessa Kingori, Elizabeth Saltzman, Naomi Campbell and Christopher Kane


Naomi Campbell Welcomes Well-Wishers at New Alaïa Store in London    

It was a bittersweet night as friends and colleagues of the late designer Azzedine Alaïa celebrated the opening of the first Maison Alaïa flagship in London.

clock April 27, 2018Samantha Conti

Models in Alaïa's Summer 1992 show.


Assouline Reprint Offers Intimate Look at Azzedine Alaïa’s Creative Process

“Alaïa Livre de Collection” includes photographs of the designer’s summer 1992 runway show with models Christy Turlington Burns and Naomi Campbell.

clock April 24, 2018Andrew Nodell

The Alaïa store in London

Fashion Scoops

Maison Alaïa Opens First London Flagship

This is the Paris-based Alaïa’s first flagship outside the French capital, where it currently operates two stores and sells at shops including Galeries Lafayette, 10 Corso Como and Harrods.

clock April 16, 2018Lorelei Marfil

Gianni Versace

Designer and Luxury

Costume Institute Exhibition Previewed in Rome

“Heavenly Bodies” will display looks by the likes of Azzedine Alaïa and Gianni Versace paired with more than 40 papal vestments and accessories.

clock February 27, 2018Luisa Zargani

Azzedine Alaïa on the latest issue of Self Service.

Fashion Scoops

EXCLUSIVE: Azzedine Alaïa Fronts Self Service

The late couturier stars on one of three covers for the title’s latest issue, which includes a tribute portfolio curated by Joe McKenna.

clock February 26, 2018Katya Foreman

Afef Jnifen standing by the edge of a pool in Linda Farrow's new campaign.

Fashion Scoops

Afef Jnifen Returns to Modeling Roots for Spring Campaigner Linda Farrow

In addition to appearing in Linda Farrow’s spring campaign, Jnifen has another relatively new role as a Fashion 4 Development Goodwill ambassador.

clock February 5, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion Scoops

The Costume Institute’s ‘Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination’ to Be Previewed in Rome Next Month

A press preview for the upcoming “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” exhibition is scheduled for Feb. 26 in Rome.

clock January 31, 2018Rosemary Feitelberg

Azzedine Alaïa.


Paris Retrospective Keeps Alaïa’s Spirit Alive

Opening two months after the designer’s death, the show marks the transformation of his headquarters into a foundation.

clock January 20, 2018Joelle Diderich

Naomi Campbell on the catwalkAzzedine Alaia show, Runway, Fall Winter 2017, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris, France - 05 Jul 2017

Fashion Scoops

Maison Alaïa to Continue With Collections, Exhibitions

The next ready-to-wear and accessories collections will be presented in January and March.

clock December 18, 2017Katya Foreman

Azzedine Alaia attends Raf Simons debut collection for Jil Sanders Couture fall 2012 show.

Fashion Scoops

London’s Design Museum to Salute Azzedine Alaïa With Retrospective

“The Couturier” will run from May 10 to Oct. 7 at the museum.

clock December 13, 2017Hikmat Mohammed


Byronesque’s Radical Advent Calendar

E-tailer has an unsentimental view of life.

clock December 11, 2017Sharon Edelson

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A protest by animal rights activiists CAFT (Coalition to Abolish the Fur trade) against the use of fur by the Fashion industry blockades one of the venues for London Fashion Week in the Aldwych.Anti-Fur Protest, London Fashion Week, UK - 17 Sep 2017


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