For decades his designs have graced the shapes of celebrities and fashionistas around the world including Madonna, Janet Jackson and most recently Michelle Obama.
Now fashion designer Azzedine Alaia’s work is being honoured at the Groninger Museum in the Netherlands.
The Tunisian-born designer, who shot to fame in the 1980s, is known as one of the last great couturiers in the world.
He is often referred to by the media as the ‘King of Cling’ for his figure hugging creations.
Slip into the exhibition which runs at the Groninger Museum until 6 May 2012 and admire some the greatest designs of the 21st century.