Naomi Campbell et Azzedine Alaïa, New York City, 1987
Naomi Campbell et Azzedine Alaïa, New York City, 1987 

Azzedine Alaïa, Arthur Elgort. Freedom.

23/01/2023 - 20/08/2023

Fondation Azzedine Alaïa 
 
 
 


 
Together, Azzedine Alaïa and Arthur Elgort shaped the 1980s. While the fashion designer was seeing his ideal woman finally embodied in the streets and by the ever-increasing number of clients, the photographer was leaving the studios, opening the windows: making the city and its movement the new setting of his photoshoots. Both actively contributed to the renewal of the representation of a woman becoming more and more assertive, determined, and independent.

Timeless photographs which have become essential to the fashion iconography of the couturier as well as more secret ones, constitute a unique exhibition in Paris. It is a dedication to photography and fashion, whose revival Alaïa and Elgort orchestrated. The exhibition creates a dialogue between thirty photographs by Arthur Elgort and original models by Azzedine Alaïa.