Azzedine Alaïa defends Michelle O., disses Oscar

Michelle Obama’s European vacation is now history, but designers are still swooning over her fashion choices. Azzedine Alaïa is thrilled that the First Lady wore one of his looks to a dinner in Baden-Baden. He’s so thrilled, in fact, that he’s ready to rush to her defense. Oscar de la Renta recently criticized Obama for not wearing enough American fashion, and in response, Alaia snarked: “It’s not up to him to give her lessons; Michelle Obama is of her time; Oscar de la Renta is no longer.” Ouch.