After eight years of eschewing the runway, Azzedine Alaia closed out the Fall 2011 couture season. Models in velvet gowns and Mongolian lamb coats stomped out to Josephine Baker singing "Je suis snob" and Beyonce's "Girls Who Run the World," as guests Sofia Coppola (with daughter Romy Mars),...

Sofia Coppola got married yesterday, and — in true Sofia style — her wedding dress totally ruled. Azzedine Alaïa designed Coppola's gorgeous and gauzy lavender print dress. We wish we had a full-length photo, but the gown looks perfectly fitted. Coppola wore her hair down and wavy, and...

The devil may wear Prada, but she wouldn't be caught dead in Alaia. Not only did Anna Wintour go to the Harry Potter premiere instead of the Azzedine Alaia show yesterday, she forbade the entire Vogue staff from attending the designer's Paris show. While Arizona Muse and Karlie Kloss walked...

Sofia Coppola got married over the weekend in Italy to her longtime rocker boyfriend Thomas Mars, the Phoenix frontman. Congrats to the happy couple, now let's get on to the style business! (wink) Sofia Coppola, the Bride, was all dreamy gorgeous in a lavender wedding gown designed by...

Burton was reportedly picked for her relatively low profile and her alternative take on elegance; Burton's work is said to have first caught Middleton's eye after she designed an off-the-shoulder wedding dress for Harper's Bazaar's Sara Buys, who married Camilla Parker Bowles's son Tom in...

" Perhaps Wintour, who attended the premiere with her niece, is secretly a huge Harry Potter fan? (we bet she's already on Pottermore.) Besides who needs Vogue when you have noteworthy guests such as Kanye West, Donatella Versace, and Sofia Coppola (whose wedding dress could be Alaïa...

• Twilight actress Kristen Stewart is rumored to be covering W magazine's September 2011 issue. • Azzedine Alaia showed his first catwalk collection in eight years yesterday, which Anna Wintour reportedly snubbed in favor of the Harry Potter premiere. • Bing Bang designer Anna Sheffield...

Something we could definitely see Sofia wear just as much as she would put on a simple white tee, a ripped jeans mini skirt and a pair of Birkenstock sandals. Because, with Sofia Coppola, it's all effortless and creatively simple.

What did Sofia wear to her wedding? It was a little bit of a surprise. Obviously Marc Jacobs' name was in the mix for some time. But early last month we started hearing mutterings about legendary Tunisian couturier Azzedine Alaia doing the dress. And so it was. A beautiful, frothy, textured,...

Let's start with Azzedine Alaïa, one of the greatest fashion designers of our time, and one of the few who refuses to get caught up in the industry's "rules", deadlines, and bullsh*t. He makes incredible clothing, on his own terms, and his customers love him. I love him too, but...

 

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