In keeping with the Maison Alaïa’s foundational idea of the importance of personal relationships that marked Azzedine Alaïa’s entire career, the Maison’s line of handbags carries the names of the inspirational figures that Mr Alaïa had in mind when creating them. Each bears the name of a friend belonging to the Maison’s “family” whose style the Couturier admired.
Adelmina Rebuzzi Sozzani was always seen carrying
an open “basket” bag which inspired this unique shape.
A clutch designed in tribute to the iconic Egyptian singer Oum Kalthoum
whose voice Alaïa listened to everyday while working in his Atelier.