When Tunisian designer Azzedine Alaïa passed away in Paris on November 18, 2017 it was a dark day in the fashion industry. The King of Cling, as he was affectionately called, was one of the most adored designer’s in the game. While gone, he will never be forgotten. Here, Vogue Arabia salutes the legend and inimitable design maestro Alaïa, who has powered scores of iconic red carpet moments and redefined modern haute couture. Vogue Arabia traces the style evolution of Alaïa’s couture genius, as seen on the stars of the international red carpets and beyond, from the signature flared, knit minidress to the enveloping gowns that make even the slightest of movements appear in slow motion.