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Azzedine Alaïa Dies at Age 77

One year ago   |   By Sandra‘s Closet

I am in Marrakesh at the moment and this morning I woke up to the safest news. One of my favorite designers Azzedine Alaïa passed away at the age of 77.
Known for his signature sculptural silhouettes and meticulous craftmanship, plus an exquisite line-up of shoes and bags, he rose to prominence in the '80s. He was one of the few designers to completely ignore the traditional fashion seasons, creating his must-have pieces at his own pace.
Azzedine Alaïa with me
After moving to Paris in 1957, the Tunisian born Azzedine started his career at Dior , then went on to work at Guy Laroche and...
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Azzedine Alaïa Has Died at Age 77

Azzedine Alaïa Has Died at Age 77

One year ago   |   By Fashionista

Legendary designer Azzedine Alaïa has passed away at the age of 77, according to French publication Le Point. Born in Tunisia, Alaïa rose to fame in the '80s, quickly becoming a wardrobe favorite of celebrities, supermodels and fashion elites. He became known as the "King of...
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Legendary designer Azzedine Alaïa has passed away

Legendary designer Azzedine Alaïa has passed away

One year ago   |   By Dazed Digital

We are sad to report that legendary designer Azzedine Alaïa has passed away aged 77, according to French magazine Le Point. However, it is unknown exactly how old he was, as for years he maintained that his birth year was something he tried to forget.
Born in Tunisia, he got his start in fashion working for a dressmaker. He would copy the designs of European couture houses for women, a skillset that stood him in good stead when he moved to...
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