Surface and Azzedine Alaïa Celebrate the Fall Fashion Issue


The magazine and the design legend threw an intimate dinner party during Paris Fashion Week.

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On October 2, during Paris Fashion Week, Surface hosted a dinner with Azzedine Alaïa in the revered couturier’s private kitchen. Joining CEO Marc Lotenberg and editor-in-chief Spencer Bailey, the group of 60 guests included Deena Aljuhani Abdulaziz, Ronan Bouroullec, Carlyne Cerf de Dudzeele, Vanessa Friedman, Pierre Hardy, Nic Galway, Bianca Jagger, Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, Bettina Korek, Mathieu Lehanneur, Maye Musk, Peter Marino, and Carla Sozzani.

Editor-in-chief Spencer Bailey gives a toast. (Photos: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images for Surface)

Editor-in-chief Spencer Bailey gives a toast. (Photos: Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images for Surface)

The dinner celebrated Alaïa's appearance on the cover of the Fall Fashion issue and culminated with a toast from Bailey. “Surface believes in quality and craftsmanship,” he said. “And nobody embodies those things in fashion as much as much as Azzedine.” Surface partnered with American Express Platinum and Louis XIII cognac to produce the dinner.

Surface CEO Marc Lotenberg welcomes guests, calling Alaïa "the Steve Jobs of fashion."

Surface CEO Marc Lotenberg welcomes guests, calling Alaïa "the Steve Jobs of fashion."