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...

GGY Fashion Show design 2011 Hussein Chalayan: The Film Over 140 designers showed resort collections this season The cerebral designer Hussein Chalayan is one of fashion's deep thinkers, and his latest collection, Kaikoku —Japanese for "open society," following up on Spring's Sakoku, "closed...

The designer has worked with TSE and on his own namesake line (though, sadly, plagued by financial strain) though you will more likely recognize his name due to his recent collaboration with Nicola Formichetti on Lady Gaga's now-infamous "egg" in which she arrived riding inside at the 2011...

The short film as directed by Hussein Chalayan features the final look, the Floating Dress, in collaboration with Swarovski. See the fibre-glass matting dress in motion and emit Swarovski crystals, as though they were pollen. Video kind courtesy of Hussein Chalayan in collaboration with...

Designer Hussein Chalayan will introduce Airborne, a new fragrance made in collaboration with Comme des Garçons, in July. Airborne is named for Chalayan's 2007 Fall/Winter fashion collection (see this video at YouTube). Chalayan had previously launched a limited edition fragrance in 2005 as...

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...

The Hussein Chalayan book is coming soon! The new Hussein Chalayan by Hussein Chalayan hardcover book is set to appear this very September with the Rizzoli editions. The British Turkish designer who is notoriously known for exploring and playing with fabric and various other materials has...

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...

 

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