Azzedine Alaia

Fashion Designer

Birthday February 26, 1940

Birth Sign Pisces

Birthplace Tunisia

DEATH DATE Nov 18, 2017 (77)

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Tunisian-born couturier and shoe designer who rose to fame during the 1980's. During the 2000's he established a partnership with Prada and experienced a sort of second renaissance.

Before Fame

He moved to Paris to pursue a career in fashion design in 1957. 


He was mentioned in the mid-'90s teen cult film Clueless.

Family Life

He was in a relationship with painter Christoph von Weyhe. 

Associated With

Pop music singer Rihanna wore an outfit he designed to the 2013 Grammy Awards.