More than a year after his passing in November 2017, Azzedine Alaïa has been honoured with a plaque at 18 Rue de la Verrerie in Paris. The City of Paris (Mairie de Paris) paid homage to Azzedine with this plaque unveiled to coincide with the Azzedine Alaïa collector showing.
Last year, leading up to the first anniversary of his death, a series of exhibition of his designs were shown in the following fashion capitals; South Korea, London, Milan, Paris and his birth country, Tunisia.
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On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition “Azzedine Alaïa collector” showing the works of two couturiers, Gilbert Adrian and Azzedine Alaïa, the City of Paris - The Mairie de Paris - has given an hommage to Azzedine Alaïa with the commemorative plaque at 18 Rue de la Verrerie, where the great French couturier lived and worked.#azzedinealaia @azzedinealaiaofficial @christophvonweyhe
The Tunis-born designer has left a strong legacy as a renowned couturier, who has dressed many celebrities, including his muse Naomi Campbell and the likes of Rihanna, Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian.
The Azzedine Alaia name is still very much respected as the holy grail of couture and exceptional design. The Maison Alaïa, founded by Azzedine in 1981, boasts the most elegant ready-to-wear items that we are currently drawing our summer dress inspiration from.
Hot red mini
A piece that you can dress up or down is a must have in your summer wardrobe for both formal occasions and casual outings. And nothing says summer more than a pop of colour.
Superbalist Sleeve detail fit And flare dress, R249
A flowy midi dress is the 'it' trend at the moment, and it’s a key item if you would like to take your style to the next level. White is also a staple colour in summer.
The signature bodycon
A bodycon dress is another piece that is quite versatile - not only when it comes to occasion dressing, but also in terms of how it can be accessorised.
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