A few days ago in Paris, a few steps from the Avenue Montaigne the Azzedine Alaïa flagship store opened. The new three-story boutique on the 5 Rue de Marignan is housed in an 18th-century mansion The 4,000 square meters space has no window displays, a minimalist and futuristic decor. a chandelier ” descending ” from the third to the first floor – a merit of the designer Kris Ruhs , cold metal rails by Martin Szekely , modular shelves for shoes created by Charlotte Perriand […]
Azzedine Alaïa goes on display . At the Palais Galliera in Paris an exhibition to celebrate the career of the couturier who has deffined the contemporary aesthetics of the body, a real “sculptor of clothes.” All fabrics, fine or simple become valuable works of art in his hands. Alaïa is one of the few able to cope with all the stages of the construction of a gown – from ideation, design to realization. His journey begins in Tunis. After studying sculpture at […]
” Azzedine Alaïa recently showed his Fall ‘13 collection his way: Quietly and off schedule, with a small presentation at his Paris studio and showroom, well after the end of Paris’ dedicated ready-to-wear-week ” – style.com Photo: Fred Rambaud / Courtesy of Alaïa
ISHIKO Santiago & Mauricio Sierra (Cadence New York) – Directors An ethereal trip into an manga-inspired fantasy land, Santiago and Mauricio created vivd world all their own and Ginta Lapina played muse in head to toe Azzedine Alaia. If you’ve ever wondered what would happen if your favorite high drama anime came to life, take a look at this clip created just for MDC.