How often do people in the fashion industry say what they really think? Pretty rarely. Take it away, Azzedine Alaïa, you Cathy Horyn favorite, you. "I don't like his fashion, his spirit, his attitude. It's too much caricature. Karl Lagerfeld never touched a pair of scissors in his life. That...

Azzedine Alaïa's big mouth personal beliefs have caused quite a stir within the industry this week! After discussing his career and creative inspiration, the Tunisian designer dished his opinions on both the Kaiser as well as Anna Wintour in his latest interview. Naturally, they weren't...

Amid all the speculation about who would replace John Galliano as the couturier at the house of Dior, people who thought they were on the inside placed bets on everyone from Haider Ackermann to Sarah Burton. But Azzedine Alaia, the man who was actually offered the job, was never even touted as...

well, but not the fashion part. When I see how she is dressed, I don't believe in her tastes one second. I can say it loudly! She hasn't photographed my work in years even if I am a best seller in the US and I have 140 square meters at Barneys. American women love me; I don't need her support...

How often do people in the fashion industry say what they really think? Pretty rarely. Take it away, Azzedine Alaïa, you Cathy Horyn favorite, you. "I don't like his fashion, his spirit, his attitude. It's too much caricature. Karl Lagerfeld never touched a pair of scissors in his life. That...

(Wireimage) • As a testament to the PR powerhouse she is, and how poignantly she's changed the US Vogue brand, Forbes Magazine named Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour #69 of the World's Most Powerful Women. Wintour ranked higher than fashion notables Miuccia Prada (#79) and Diane Von Furstenberg...

Galliano was a sad story, he added, and he didn't want to be part of the next chapter. As the Financial Times's Vanessa Friedman points out: "The sheer fact that the Dior leadership was thinking this way does ... make me think the field may be more open than the fashion world suspects. ......

for Christian Dior at the position some designer would die for, has criticized two of fashion's most high-profile figures. He expressed his dislike to Karl Lagerfeld's work saying Chanel designer was doing too much caricature. And he called Anna Wintour a bad dresser who scared people...

very well, but not the fashion part. When I see how she is dressed, I don't believe in her tastes one second. I can say it loudly! She hasn't photographed my work in years even if I am a best seller in the US and I have 140 square meters at Barneys. American women love me; I don't need her...

He attributed the refusal to his personality – his quiet personality wasn't a fitting match for a Dior job that required multiple men's and women's collections as well as accessories and perfume. He recently gave an open and honest interview to about his time at Dior, his thoughts on the...

 

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