Designer Divas: Azzedine Alaia

See why fashion designer Azzedine Alaia is an obsession of celebrities in the know.

ESSENCE.COM Jul, 06, 2011

African-born designer, Azzedine Alaia (pronounced Al-ai-ah) is without a doubt one of the greatest couturiers of our time. His eye for intricate designs has made him a fan of everyone from First Lady Michelle Obama to pop star Rihanna to supermodel Naomi Cambpell.

What do they love? His statement-making shoes, belts and dresses. See how they wear it and be inspired.