Tunisian-born couturier and shoe designer who rose to fame during the 1980's. During the 2000's he established a partnership with Prada and experienced a sort of second renaissance.
He moved to Paris to pursue a career in fashion design in 1957.
He was mentioned in the mid-'90s teen cult film Clueless.
He was in a relationship with painter Christoph von Weyhe.
Pop music singer Rihanna wore an outfit he designed to the 2013 Grammy Awards.