You know I've been checking on Alaia updates since the end of Paris fashion week? I could not imagine missing the show, even if in my case it was compacted into stationary images... I still would not miss it for the world. Seeing little previews appearing on Alaia's instagram earlier today made me feel all giddy with excitement. I promised myself that even if I have to stay up all night to see the photos, it will certainly be worth it.
Fortunately, fashion Gods also known as WWD were kind to the crazy little me, the girl hopelessly and forever in love with Azzedine Alaia. It was a beautiful, amazing, intensely breathtaking and, as always, utterly timeless collection full of classic Alaia shapes mixed with new ideas and splashes of colour.
I know I often sound like a broken record saying it over and over again how important it is for fashion designers to slow down, take time and be true to their aesthetics... Here is the example of what comes out of it. A collection where every. single.garment is so incredible, unique and wearable it makes the brain sizzle with desire.
See the 73 looks on WWD (and hopefully, there will be a video on Alaia website later, too - fingers crossed!) And I am off to my dreamland, literally.
Photo source: Azzedine Alaia Fall/Winter 2016 collection via WWD