Azzedine Alaïa, Arthur Elgort – Freedom

January 9, 2023

Together, Azzedine Alaïa and Arthur Elgort shaped the freedom of the 80s. At the same time as the fashion designer saw his feminine ideal embodied in the street and by the ever-increasing number of clients, the photographer le the studios, took over the movement and the cities as a natural and new setting. Both actively contributed to renewing the representation of the now assertive, determined, independent woman.

The exhibition presented at the Azzedine Alaïa Foundation compares timeless photographs essential to the designer’s iconography, as well as more confidential shots, with Alaïa’s most iconic clothes.

Curated by Carla Sozzani & Olivier Saillard



Exhibition from 28th January 2023 to 20th August 2023. Open every day from 11AM to 7PM (Paris Time).

Vernissage on Sunday 22nd January 2023 from 3PM (Paris Time).

Exhibition open to the public – Vernissage by invitation.

Contacts : 2e BUREAU – Sylvie Grumbach, Marie-Laure Girardon, Anna Rouffia,, +33 1 42 33 93 18

Azzedine Alaïa, Arthur Elgort – En liberté


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