“I never felt young and I don’t feel old. It is about being relevant. And it is not about being young or old but about being good or bad at 19 or 90. And good is not about age at all.”
- Alber Elbaz
From 11 December 2011 to 6 May 2012, the Groninger Museum will present the exhibition entitled Azzedine Alaïa in the 21st Century. This exhibition displays the most fantastic Alaïa fashion creations of the last ten years. Alaïa is one of the last major couturiers still active.The exhibition is a follow-on to the overview of his work shown in the Groninger Museum in 1998, which was subsequently displayed at the Brant Foundation in New York in 2002.