Remembering Azzedine Alaïa

The inimitable designer Azzedine Alaïa passed away over the weekend, and the outpour of grief from designers, editors, models and more has been overwhelming. Tunisian-born Alaïa rose to fame during the ’80s and became known as “the king of cling” thanks to his alluring, body-hugging style. The New York Times’ Fashion Director and Chief Fashion Critic Vanessa Friedman has written a touching, personal piece about …