Azzedine Alaïa

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Azzedine Alaïa
Born (1940-02-26)February 26, 1940
Tunis, Tunisia
Died November 18, 2017(2017-11-18) (aged 77)[1][2]
Paris, France
Education École des Beaux-Arts
Awards Best Designer of the Year (1984)
Chevalier de la Légion d'honneur (2008)

Azzedine Alaïa was a Tunisian haute couture fashion designer based in Paris.[3] In 2008, he was awarded the Legion of Honour by the French government.

In 2011, he started showing his collections on the catwalk again after an eight-years pause.[4]

In 2015, he was celebrated at the Galleria Borghese in Rome with an exhibition called "Couture/Sculpture: Azzedine Alaïa in the History of Fashion".[5][6]

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