On this day in fashion history

In 2011, Azzedine Alaia criticised the work of Karl Lagerfeld, revealing himself to be anything but a fan of the Chanel legend. “I don’t like his fashion, his spirit, his attitude,” the Tunisian-born couturier said. Karl Lagerfeld never touched a pair of scissors in his life. That doesn’t mean that he’s not great, but he’s part of another system. He has capacity. One day he does photography, the next he does advertisements for Coca-Cola. I would rather die than see my face in a car advertisement. We don’t do the same work.”

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