14 November 2011 - Short Message

#Designer Azzedine Alaïa in exhibition at the Groninger Museum, Netherlands

...from 11 December 2011 to 6 May 2012. The exhibition about the Tunisian-born designer, who became worldwide known in the 1980s for his figure-enhancing creations,is entitled 'Azzedine Alaïa in the 21st Century'. Azzedine Alaïa is a brand for fashion-connaisseurs and liked by musicans, actresses, and writers. Recently, Alaïa was again in the headlines such as in the The Huffington Post: "Michelle Obama Wears Azzedine Alaia Dress To MLK Memorial" (with photos).

By searching for more information about the designer, Fashionoffice has found an entertainingly written insight into the life of Azzedine Alaïa on 'Interview'-magazine, where he speaks about his early years when he started (as an insider tip) with creations for private clients like Greta Garbo. The German in Paris living actress received from Alaïa "straight pants, flat shoes, jersey sweaters, and masculine-looking coats...." as the designer tells Stephanie Seymour Brant (US model in the 80s/90s, today actress) about his glamorous life. The interview is accompanied by photographs from 2008 showing Gisele Bündchen in SS2009 collection and vintage pieces on interviewmagazine.com/fashion/azzedine-alaia.

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