He's like, a totally important designer!

My boyfriend and I watched A View to a Kill (1985) recently and I loved Grace Jones' costumes (she played Mayday). After doing a bit of online research I discovered the inimitable Azzedine Alaïa designed her entire wardrobe for the film.

I find Alaïa to be one of the most interesting designers because he doesn't design for seasons. He is never featured in Paris Fashion Week. He shows his collections to only a select group, including the International Herald Tribune's Suzy Menkes. You can view some looks from his private show in Paris here. He is also featured in this month's Interview magazine. Read the full article here.

In a fitting with the designer

Wearing Alaïa in A View to a Kill

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