this is how you perfectly pronounce 75 fashion brands
From Ah-leeks to Zen-ya, A-Sigh to San-der Zoo, class is in session.
an interview with the late, great azzedine alaïa
Shortly before his death, we traveled to Azzedine Alaïa’s Paris studio for lunch to talk about the importance of home.
Kazumi Asamura Hayashi
celebrating the best of azzedine alaïa in i-D
In memory of the iconic designer and i-D friend, we look back into the archives.
exploring the most iconic model muses of fashion history
We look at the models who came to embody an ideal, and the creatives who love them.
watch joe mckenna’s beautiful film about fashion master azzedine alaïa
Naomi calls him Papa and Suzy Menkes credits him with inventing the supermodel in this affectionate mini documentary.
peek inside italian fashion icon carla sozzani’s photography collection
The fashion maestro behind 10 Corso Como talks about opening up her incredible collection of photography for the first time, and putting it on display at Azzedine Alaïa’s Paris gallery.
bruce weber on wild nights in paris at azzedine alaïa's house
In this exclusive snippet from his globe-spanning exhibition at Dallas Contemporary, “Far From Home”, Bruce Weber remembers meeting Anouk Aimée at one of Alaïa’s legendary parties.
racism, friendship, and north korea: naomi campbell's brutally honest reflection on her career
'I understood what it meant to be black. You had to put in the extra effort. You had to be twice as good.'
azzedine alaïa thinks the fashion system is inhumane
And survives on two hours' sleep a night.
a short philosophy of fashion in 35 quotes
What clothes we choose every morning can change the way we feel, the way we think, even how the world opens up and offers adventures to us. So, cobbled together out of 35 quotes from all sorts of stylish thinkers, here is a short philosophy of fashion...
five, like, totally important alaïa moments in pop culture
As the elusive icon launches his first fragrance, we round up five fashion-tastic pop culture moments celebrating Cher Horowitz and Grace Jones' favorite designer.
azzedine alaïa’s gallery presents photos of legendary model bettina
Iconic images of the friend to Givenchy, Chanel and Ungaro.