Azzedine Alaia

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Birthday
26, 1940
Birthplace
Tunisia
Death Date
Nov 18, 2017 (77)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
26, 1940
Birthplace
Tunisia
Death Date
Nov 18, 2017 (77)

About

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. 

Trivia

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.