In lingerie design, construction is king and this sentiment is a recurring theme of the exhibition. The beauty of Alaia's clothes lies firmly in the making and the manipulation of the body a challenge he so obviously adored.
This happy genius is incredibly endearing, and his output of beautiful work will make you reconsider the meaning of the word commitment. This guys dedication to the clothes and the thoughtfulness of his creativity is incredible.
The little Tunisian devil is in the detail....
By Abbie Miranda, May 2018.