Okay so you might remember I previously covered the high top sneaks by designer Hussein Chalayan for Puma and he's now added to this 'Urban Mobility' collection, again with a real interesting and innovative take on footwear design. It includes a number of different designs, the most eye...

to push boundaries with a collection in collaboration with Swarovski entitled ‘Kaikoku'. Meaning ‘open country' in Japanese, the designer explores Japanese culture and its assimilation of western culture. Chalayan's final look is a Floating Dress that is seen in the above film. The short...

un moment avec Lee Paris, France Visiting Hussein Chalayan's current exhibit at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs is not unlike taking a walk through the designer's process, or his subconscious. With multi-media installations art directed by the designer, each collection exists as its own...

For spring 2011, Hussein Chalayan opted for a short film instead of the standard runway presentation. His inspiration, and the name of the film, came from sakoku the isolationist policy that was effect in Japan from the 1600's to the 1800's. If anyone can make beautiful clothes from such a...

F 2011 Above and below Hussein Chalayan. His collections always evoke avant-grade drama and tap into the border between fashion and art, truly the realm of costume. But they also create questions of wearability, which the designer resolves by proposing his clothes are for a future we will...

Hussein Chalayan is one of those designers who, season after season, I so desperately want to fall in love with but I usually just cannot do it. Chalayan is a famously cerebral designer in much less commercial a manner than Miuccia Prada. However, this collection for fall/winter 2011 caught me...

The Floating Dress Swarovski presents KAIKOKU Fall Winter 2011 with a short film featuring the final look of his Hussein Chalayan collection, The Floating Dress will be on display from July 7th at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in the first major exhibition of HUSSEIN CHALAYAN'S fashion and...

Known for taking an experiential and experimental approach to design, his runway shows never fail to excite and inspire. The designer's latest endeavor is Chalayan: a capsule collection with an effortless air defined by clean lines, gentle fabrics, and a muted color palette. SHOPBOP:...

at times (who knows)- but Hussein Chalayan is most certainly a thinker alright. In fact, he goes so far during a talk at the V&A this week, as to remind us that fashion is part of a "world science"- meaning it's one way in which we exist and live, and Hussein Chalayan's show pieces (be it a...

We're just about to head back into fashion week with London Collections Men, but before we can even start talking about that, we have an even more exciting event to announce for the end of May. Legendary red carpet designer Roland Mouret will be showcasing his resort collection in London for...

 

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