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Alaia 1985

Azzedine Alaia S/S 1985 Vintage Plunged Cutout Bodycon Green Dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Naples, FL
Azzedine Alaia 1985 Vintage Plunged Cutout Bodycon Green Dress Size M
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1990s Day Dresses

Azzedine Alaia Fall 1985 Wasp Denim Ensemble
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Brisbane, QLD
- Vintage Azzedine Alaïa by M.Alaïa Wasp Denim Ensemble in Excellent condition. Circa Fall 1985
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1980s French Suits, Outfits and Ensembles

1985 AZZEDINE ALAIA taupe knit jacket with waist tie
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Taupe knit jacket with waist ties designed by Azzedine Alaia dating to spring of 1985. Looks great
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1980s Italian Jackets

Azzedine Alaia apricot acetate stirrup pant suit, fw 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
waisted pants with stirrups ▪ Size Medium ▪ Fall-Winter 1985
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1980s Italian Suits, Outfits and Ensembles

1985 AZZEDINE ALAIA oversized tan cardigan sweater coat with pockets
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Alaia dating to spring of 1985. Labeled a size 'S'. Fits many sizes due to the oversized cut. Looks
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1980s Italian Jackets

Azzedine Alaia black leather and crochet pointed heels, ca. 1985-1988
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
Pancaldi for Azzedine Alaia ca. 1985-1988
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1980s Shoes

Azzedine Alaia S/S 1985 Vintage Plunged Cutout Bodycon Beige Mini Dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Naples, FL
Azzedine Alaia S/S 1985 Vintage Plunged Cutout Bodycon Beige Mini Dress Size S Condition: Very
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1980s Day Dresses

1985 AZZEDINE ALAIA off-white linen dress with elasticized waist & cut out back
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Very rare, off-white linen dress with elasticized waist and cut-out back from Azzedine Alaia dating
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Late 20th Century Italian Day Dresses

Alaïa Khaki 1980s Skirt
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
A circa 1985 Alaïa khaki wool worsted twill woven fitted tapered skirt with grown-on waistband
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20th Century Skirts

Azzedine Alaia Magenta Acetate Knit Cocktail Dress, ss 1986
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
▪ Archival Azzedine Alaia Cocktail Dress ▪ Spring-Summer 1986 ▪ Constructed from magenta acetate
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1980s Italian Evening Dresses and Gowns

1985 Vogue - Cover by Patrick Dermachelier
By Vogue
Located in London, GB
VOGUE Magazine: July 1985 - . number 7, Whole number 2258, Volume 142, 159 pages, in color and
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1980s British Fashion

Jim Shaw - Stocks Painting - Signed and Dated Oil on Canvas
By Jim Shaw
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
Alaia), Breton & Blondeau Associes, Paris, FR Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection
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Oil

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Vintage ALAIA Green Knit Top and Skirt Set
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
90s ALAIA green viscose knit top and skirt set. Size: small - medium / 4/6 Top measurement Bust: 36 inch / Length: 24 inch / Sleeve: 26 inches Skirt waist: 25 inch/ Hip : 38 inch / L...
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1980s French Cocktail Dresses

F/W 1998 Gucci by Tom Ford Semi-Sheer Black Bodycon Dress
By Gucci, Tom Ford
Located in Austin, TX
F/W 1998 Gucci by Tom Ford Semi-Sheer Dress L/S Black Bodycon Condition: Excellent Viscose & Spandex Made in Italy Bust: 32"-48", Waist: 26"-43", Hips: 36"-56", Length: 44" SIZE: 4...
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1990s Italian Evening Dresses and Gowns

Vintage 1982 Bob Mackie Red Fully Beaded Dress Gown size US 6
By Bob Mackie
Located in Montgomery, TX
A magnificent 1982 Bob Mackie Gown. Designer size 6. Color - Dark Red. Embellished with Beads and Sequins Over the Black Net. Corset and Waistband. Fully Lined. Measurements: Bust -...
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1880s American Evening Dresses

Azzedine Alaia Vintage Bodycon Knit Black Dress with Openwork Details F/W 1991
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Nice, FR
AZZEDINE ALAIA vintage black knit stretch dress featuring gorgeous openwork trim details, V-shaped neckline, long sleeves and zipper closure at center back. From the 1991 Fall/Winte...
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20th Century French Day Dresses

Azzedine Alaia "MON COEUR EST À PAPA" Black Fit and Flare Dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Naples, FL
Azzedine Alaia "MON COEUR EST À PAPA" Fit and Flare Dress Size FR 40 From the Spring 2019 Collection inspired by the Iconic Spring 1992 design. All Eyes on Alaïa For the last half...
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2010s Evening Dresses and Gowns

S/S 2003 Gucci by Tom Ford Cherry Blossom Kimono Embroidered Silk Mini Frame Bag
By Tom Ford, Gucci
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Presenting a stunning cherry blossom flower embroidered silk Gucci mini frame bag, designed by Tom Ford. This bag from the Spring/Summer 2003 collection prominently features a Japane...
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Early 2000s Italian Evening Bags and Minaudières

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER Femme S/S 2001 Rust Brown Constellation Faces Maxi Dress
By Jean Paul Gaultier
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Jean Paul Gaultier lovers this way!! Gautlier is known as the "troublemaker" and is highly known to take risks and push the envelope. He celebrates femininity in any and every possib...
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Early 2000s Italian Maxi Dresses

1970s Halston Purple Plunging One Piece Vintage 70s Halter Swimsuit Bodysuit
By Halston, Roy Halston Frowick
Located in San Diego, CA
Rare and sexy 1970s HALSTON purple one piece plunging halter swimsuit OR bodysuit ! Beautiful purple jewel tone color. This rare beauty is one of 6 Halston swimsuits that I recently ...
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1970s American Swimwear

ALEXANDER McQUEEN S/S 1996 “The Hunger” Green Asymmetric Strapless Ruffle Dress
By Alexander McQueen
Located in Thiensville, WI
ALEXANDER McQUEEN S/S 1996 “The Hunger” Green Asymmetric Strapless Ruffle Dress Brand / Manufacturer: Alexander McQueen Collection: S/S 1996 Style: Strapless dress Color(s): Shade...
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1990s Italian Aesthetic Day Dresses

Vivienne Westwood pink and red checked cotton skirt suit, ss 1994
By Vivienne Westwood
Located in London, GB
Vivienne Westwood pink and red checked cotton skirt suit comprising: button up shirt with embroidered orb, and high waisted mini skirt. Spring-Summer 1994
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1990s British Skirt Suits

1998 Gucci by Tom Ford Black One Shoulder Crystal G Gown Dress
By Gucci, Tom Ford
Located in Austin, TX
1998 Gucci by Tom Ford Black One Shoulder Crystal G Gown Dress Condition: Very Good. No holes or stains, no missing crystals. Rayon & Spandex Made in Italy Bust: 32"- 40", Waist: 30"...
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1990s Italian Evening Dresses and Gowns

Thierry Mugler Deadstock Ivory Silk Structured Jacket W Floral Applique w/ Tags
By Thierry Mugler
Located in Portland, OR
We love Thierry Mugler and we fell in love with this incredible ivory silk and cotton blend jacket the minute we saw it! This deadstock jacket has the signature Mugler structured sil...
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Late 20th Century French Jackets

Vivienne Westwood salmon pink striped cotton pleated mini skirt, ss 1993
By Vivienne Westwood
Located in London, GB
▪ Vivienne Westwood salmon pink cotton pleated mini skirt ▪ Yellow and blue stripes with salmon pink ground ▪ Gold orb etched buttons ▪ Labelled UK '12' but fits smaller ▪ Spring...
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1990s British Skirts

Chanel Orange cotton "CC" Cropped Top
By Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Chanel orange cotton "CC" cropped top from spring 1995 collection. - Black piping trim. - Size 44.
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1990s French Crop Tops

Mini bustier's dress leopard printed covered with sequins C.D de Christian Dior
By Christian Dior
Located in Saint-Ouen-Sur-Seine, FR
Mini bustier 's dress leopard printed covered with transparent sequins C.D de Christian Dior "Robe du Soir "
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1980s French Mini Dress

Vivienne Westwood black satin corset with metallic gold pattern, ss 1992
By Vivienne Westwood
Located in London, GB
▪ Vivienne Westwood black satin corset top ▪ Metallic gold classical figures and motifs inspired by furniture jeweler, André-Charles Boulle ▪ Internal boning; designed to cinch the w...
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1990s British Corsets

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Azzedine Alaia Blue Denim Zipper Dress, 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, Chelsea
: Azzedine Alaia Period: 1985 – Autumn / Winter Collection Origin: France Material: Denim Size: 38
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1980s French Evening Dresses

Azzedine Alaia Blue Denim Zipper Dress, 1985
Azzedine Alaia Blue Denim Zipper Dress, 1985
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Size: 38 (France) - 6 (US) / 10 (UK)
1990s Azzedine Alaia Valentine Red Virgin Wool Knit Dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Houston, TX
Bright rose red knit dress by the Azzedine Alaia, the "King of Cling"! The dress is composed of
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1980s French Informal Dresses

1990s Alaia Indigo and Brown Suede Sarong Wrap Skirt
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Houston, TX
Fabulous curve-hugging suede pencil skirt by Alaia! The skirt is primarily indigo suede, with brown
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1990s French Pencil Skirts

Alaia Off White Zipper Cardigan 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Azzedine Alaia off white knit cardigan with zipper front closure and pockets. Collection 1985
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1980s French Coats and Outerwear

Rare Azzedine Alaia Black Woven Kimono Cardigan Duster 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
pics). Azzedine Alaia Paris Size S Viscose 1985 Very Good Vintage Condition Authenticity Guaranteed
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1980s French Cardigans

Alaia Black Wiggle Dress With Exposed Back And V Straps 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
, and fitted skirt with seaming. Azzedine Alaia Paris Size Small Viscose 1985 Excellent Vintage
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1980s French Day Dresses

S/S 1985 Azzedine Alaïa x César Baldaccini Print Button-Up
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in North Hollywood, CA
S/S 1985 Azzedine Alaïa x César Baldaccini "Impression Compression" Collection printed cotton
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1980s Blouses

1985 AZZEDINE ALAIA hooded kimono coat with print by Christoph Von Weyhe
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Alaia with artwork by Christoph Von Weyhe dating to 1985 as seen on the runway. French size 38 however
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1990s French Jackets

A/W 1985 Azzedine Alaia Black Wool Bodysuit and Stirrup Pant Set
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A/W 1985 Azzedine Alaia black stretch wool bodysuit and stirrup pant set. Turtleneck half-zip long
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1980s Suits, Outfits and Ensembles

AZZEDINE ALAIA snakeskin belt
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Taupe snakeskin belt from Alaia. Ca. 1985. Size 70. Made in France. Very good condition.
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1980s French Belts

ALAIA midnight blue fitted coat
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Incredibly shaped, corset jacket from Alaia. Ca. 1985. Softest corrugated velvet fabric! Double
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1980s French Coats

Alaia Cream Zipper Dress with Cowl Neck
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Rare Alaia Hooded wool dress with zip following the contours of the body in a spiral from back to
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1980s French Aesthetic Evening Dresses

AZZEDINE ALAIA sleek asymmetrical black leather belt
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Gorgeous black calfskin leather belt from Alaia. Ca. 1985. FR 75. Belt holes fall at 27", 28", 29
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Late 20th Century French Berets

AZZEDINE ALAIA black patent leather and grommited belt
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Very early black patent leather belt with silver grommets from Alaia. Ca. 1985. French size 70
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20th Century French Belts

very rare 1980's AZZEDINE ALAIA brown Alligator messenger bag
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Supple Alligator skin messenger bag from Alaia. Ca. 1985. Very clean design. Large in size (easily
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1980s French Handbags and Purses

Azzedine ALAÏA Documented Ivory Wool Knit Runway Cardigan Jacket, F/W 1984-85
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Munich, DE
cardigan from the archives as the "Alaïa Edition 1985 Shawl Collar Jacket" for its Fall/Winter 2018
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1980s Italian Jackets

Andree Putman: A Designer Apart
Located in North Yorkshire, GB
as Karl Lagerfeld, Azzedine Alaia, Balenciaga and Bally, Her work was sophisticated, restrained and
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20th Century Books

Andree Putman: A Designer Apart
Andree Putman: A Designer Apart
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Alaia Autumn-Winter 1985 blue denim zipper dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
Alaia Autumn-Winter 1985 blue denim zipper dress ref: Azzedine Alaïa with Frederique van der Wal
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1980s French Evening Dresses and Gowns

1985 AZZEDINE ALAIA denim jacket with zip closures
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Documented denim jacket with brass zip closures from Azzedine Alaia dating to 1985. Labeled a
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1980s French Jackets

1985 AZZEDINE ALAIA cream alpaca wool sweater jacket
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Cream wool cardigan sweater with shawl neckline, fringed trim and patch pockets from Azzedine Alaia
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1980s Italian Jackets

1985 AZZEDINE ALAIA cropped deep charcoal wool sweater jacket
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in San Fransisco, CA
Charcoal, cropped, wool cardigan sweater with shawl neckline and patch pockets from Azzedine Alaia
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1980s Italian Jackets

Azzedine Alaia cream knit wool cardigan with zipper, fw 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
Azzedine Alaia cream knit wool cardigan with zipper Fall-winter 1985
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1980s French Cardigans

An Azzedine Alaïa Blazer Jacket in Leather Circa 1985-1990
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Toulon, FR
Circa 1985-1990 France Beautiful Blazer Jacket in flexible brown leather from Azzedine Alaïa
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1980s French Jackets

An Azzedine Alaïa Blazer Jacket in Leather Circa 1985-1990
An Azzedine Alaïa Blazer Jacket in Leather Circa 1985-1990
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Size: Equivalent French Size 36
Azzedine Alaia cotton coat dress with César Baldaccini print, ss 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
for Alaïa that was printed onto fabric for the collection ▪ FR 38 - UK 10 - US 6 ▪ Spring-Summer 1985
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1980s French Day Dresses

S/S 1985 AZZEDINE ALAÏA PARIS Runway Documented Taupe Smooth Leather Waist Belt
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Munich, DE
(see last picture). Crafted in France from smooth taupe leather, this rare Spring 1985 AZZEDINE ALAÏA
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1980s French Belts

Alaia Jet Black Wool 1980s Dress
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Antwerpen, Vlaams Gewest
Alaia jet black light wool dress. As seen in the 1985 Robert Palmer video. Size M In 1985, Robert
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1980s French Day Dresses

Film Documented F/W 1984/85 AZZEDINE ALAÏA PARIS Black Smooth Leather Waist Belt
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Munich, DE
. Crafted in France from smooth black leather, this rare Fall/Winter 1984/1985 AZZEDINE ALAÏA PARIS belt is
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1980s French Belts

Azzedine Alaia cream cotton pleated coat dress, ss 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in London, GB
▪ Azzedine Alaia cream cotton coat dress ▪ 2 button fastenings at collar ▪ Wide cut sleeves ▪
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1980s French Day Dresses

AZZEDINE ALAIA black leather jacket with full skirt
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Oakland, CA
Beautifully seamed jet black leather coat from Azzedine Alaia dating to winter of 1985/1986. Very
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Late 20th Century French Jackets

Alaia Vintage Alpaca & Wool Ribbed Knit Crop Sweater, 1985
By Azzedine Alaïa
Located in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
A rare and chic vintage womens Azzedine Alaia cropped jumper from the 1985 Autumn Winter collection
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1980s Italian Pullovers

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Alaia 1985 For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate vintage or contemporary alaia 1985 for your needs in our varied inventory. Our collection includes a variety of colors, spanning Brown, Black, Beige and more. Making the right choice when shopping for a alaia 1985 may mean looking at versions that date from different eras — you can find early iterations from the 20th Century and a newer version made as recently as the 20th Century, both of which have proven very popular over the years. When shopping for these accessories, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for men or unisex today than there are for women.

How Much is a Alaia 1985?

Prices for a alaia 1985 can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $513 and can go as high as $5,389, while, on average they fetch $1,691.

Azzedine Alaïa for sale on 1stDibs

Master Couturier, King of Cling: legendary fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa (1935–2017) is known by many names, each referring to his unparalleled ability to mold fabric onto the female form in unexpected and radical ways. The Tunisian-born designer spent his entire life in relentless pursuit of a wholly distinctive and most-flattering fit.

“For me, fashion is the body,” said Alaïa. “I make clothes; women make fashion.”

Alaïa is credited with inventing the supermodel through his exclusive fashion shows, the body-con dress — which, quite literally, hugs the body and emphasizes and embraces every curve — and pioneering what industry professionals have taken to calling “slow fashion.” The designer openly rejected empty, of-the-moment fads as well as the structure of biannual seasons and instead took his time, unhurried by press and releasing collections at his own pace. Most importantly, Alaïa was a visionary when it came to traditional notions of femininity and sexuality. At a time when loose, soft silhouettes were the norm, Alaïa’s sexy, waist-cinching hourglass and body-con outfits were shocking.

Alaïa’s “body-conscious clothes,” wrote fashion critic Suzy Menkes, “seemed a deliberate challenge — throwing down a sexist gauntlet in a feminist world.”

While powerful women such as Madonna, Michelle Obama, Naomi Campbell and Christy Turlington wear Alaïa’s creations today, his origins were remarkably humble.

Born to a farming family, Alaïa always had a creative streak. As a young boy, he would flip through women’s fashion magazines and quickly became interested in the design of women's clothing. He went on to study sculpture at the School of Fine Arts in Tunis and later worked as a tailor for a dressmaker before he found work creating garments based on Parisian haute couture designs. The combination of his classical training in sculpture and practical experience as a tailor convinced Alaïa that fashion was his calling. In 1957, he moved to Paris and worked for Christian Dior for less than a week before being fired. From there, Alaïa secured a job with Guy Laroche and opened his own maison in the 1970s.

At his core, Alaïa was a couturier who cut and sewed his samples himself. He also experimented with zips, seams, unexpected materials, textures, animal prints and floral patterns like an artist. Today, Alaïa’s clothes look untouched by the passage of time and the various trends that have materialized since their debut; they are as fresh, stylish and stunning as ever. His garments are pop-culture icons in their own right: Cher Horowitz, played by Alicia Silverstone in 1995’s Clueless, exasperated with a perpetrator holding her at gunpoint, declares, “But this is an Alaïa!”

Vintage Alaïa evening dresses, skirts and other attire continue to influence contemporary designers such as Nicolas Ghesquière and Hervé Léger. Not only are his clothes timeless in their glamour, but they also represent the groundbreaking vision of an artist, one who was known to proclaim, “I am not a designer. I am a couturier.”

Find a collection of Azzedine Alaïa day dresses, suits, jackets and more on 1stDibs.

Questions About Azzedine Alaïa
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    Azzedine Alaia, a French fashion designer known as the “King of Cling,” is known for his body-hugging designs that were sculpted to celebrate the female form. On 1stDibs, find a variety of dresses from Azzedine Alaia.