Azzedine Alaia Exhibition Opens in Paris (PHOTOS)

A new exhibition at the Palais Galliera in Paris pays homage to the legendary designer Azzedine Alaïa. See highlights from the exhibition.

A new exhibition at the Palais Galliera in Paris pays homage to the legendary designer Azzedine Alaïa. See highlights from the exhibition.

Gilles Bensimon

Alaïa dresses

Photography featured in the French ELLE edition, n° 2303, 26 February 1990

© Gilles Bensimon

Alaïa, bustier dress, couture S/S 2003

Molded leather bustier with taffeta skirt

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Patrick Demarchelier

Alaïa, Long sheath dress known as “powder puff”, S/S 1994

Fluffy stretch rayon strips

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Paolo Roversi, 2013

Alaïa, Long sheath dress known as “powder puff”, Spring-Summer 1994

Fluffy stretch rayon strips

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Drawing by Aurore de la Morinerie - 2013

PETER LINDBERGH

Alaïa, long dress, couture S/S 2003

Wool jersey, silvered metal zipper wrapped around the dress

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Peter Lindbergh for Alaïa, 2013

Alaïa, Jacket, couture S/S 2003

Black wool fabric, crocodile skin appliqué

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Paolo Roversi, 2013

PETER LINDBERGH

Alaïa, dress S/S 2010

Python and black chiffon

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Peter Lindbergh for Alaïa, 2013

PETER LINDBERGH

Alaïa, Long dress, F/W 2012

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Peter Lindbergh for Alaïa, 2013

PETER LINDBERGH

Alaïa, short outfit, S/S 2010

Leather and metallic fishnet

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Peter Lindbergh pour Alaïa, 2013

Alaïa, short draped dress, S/S 1991

White silk jersey

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Ilvio Gallo, 1996

Alaïa, short dress, F/W 1981

Black wool jersey, silvered metal zipper wrapped around the dress, boat neck and pointed sleeves

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Ilvio Gallo, 1996

Alaïa, long dress, S/S 1990

Stretch rayon strips

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Ilvio Gallo, 1996

Alaïa, Short dress with panther anamorphous motive, Fall-Winter 2010

Knitted wool and spandex jacquard

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Drawing by Aurore de la Morinerie - 2013

Alaïa, Bustier dress trimmed with shells, Spring-Summer 1994

String and spandex

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Drawing by Aurore de la Morinerie - 2013

Alaïa, Tacking stitches embroidered dress, Fall-Winter 2007-2008

Wool crepe

Monsieur Alaïa personal archives

© Drawing by Aurore de la Morinerie - 2013