Fashion In 50 Seconds 05/05/09 Alaia Causes Stir & More Fashion In 50 Seconds 05/05/09 Alaia Causes Stir & More by coutorture May 5 2009 Azzedine Alaia pulled out of last night's Costume Institute Gala and loyal muses Naomi Campbell and Stephanie Seymour followed. .. Designer Ann-Sofie Back signed on as head designer of Cheap Monday and will oversee all that is not denim. Cathy Horyn, Maria Cornejo, Jason Wu and Narciso Rodriguez were part of a panel discussion on Michelle Obama's style. Rather than celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Saks Fifth Avenue is declaring today Chanel No. 5 Day in New York.