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...

Named after the address of his Soho office, Derek Lam is launching a diffusion line called 10 Crosby. Lam's take on the ideal 10 Crosby girl? "I like the idea of Dree Hemingway and Mariel Hemingway ... urban, but in a soft way." Expect wonderfully wearable items like a boxy white wool coat and...

Matthew Williamson is the latest designer to offer a more accessible diffusion line to his growing repertoire. As well as recently launching a capsule collection for Macy's and a bridal line, the busy designer has been stateside to unveil his latest offering, MW by Matthew Williamson. "The...

2011 Renowned fashion brain Hussein Chalayan will be talking career trajectories next Tuesday evening at 7pm (19th July), at London's Victoria & Albert Museum.Speaking to The Sunday Times' Head of Fashion, Claudia Croft, Chalayan will chat about his fashion life so far- from graduating out...

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...

News of Brian Atwood's new diffusion line is heating up the fashion web this morning! The line, named B Brian Atwood will be priced between $100 an $600, considerably lower than his original label which typically retails from between $600 and $800, and will include between 35 and 54 styles –...

Chalayan is a famously cerebral designer in much less commercial a manner than Miuccia Prada. However, this collection for fall/winter 2011 caught me quite off guard and I'm so glad it did. This showing is somewhat of a return to the basics for Chalayan. So often his over-the-top avant-garde...

This will be music to many ears - Balmain has announced it will launch a diffusion line which will be "younger and designed by a new team." It is the latest development at the fashion house which recently appointed Olivier Rousteing as its new creative director, replacing Christophe...

!) French line Balmain has unleashed two photos of its new diffusion line aptly named after the brands iconic creator Pierre Balmain. The line is a collaboration with Ittiere SpA (who also licenses the likes of Just Cavalli) and was created by an "independent design team" as opposed to...

Hussein Chalayan MBE will re-launch his men's line later this year, ending an eight year hiatus. The Turkish-born designer plans to unveil an initial 22-looks as part of a spring/summer 2015 capsule collection in the coming weeks. The range, titled Moor's Chorus, will focus on bold...

 

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