|Biographical detail : ||The Tunisian born French fashion designer and sculpture.
He met the aristocratic poet Louis de Vilmorin, who was Andre Marlaux's last mistress and became her companion until her death in 1969. It was through her that he was brought into contact with intellectuals and wealthy women the clients of Dior, Givenchy and Saint Laurent. By 1984 he was successful and rich, now moved to United States and designs exclusively for top models like Cher.
Azzedine Alaia is so grand that he turned down the Legion díhonneur in 2011.