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...

Hussein Chalayan is a British fashion designer of Turkish origin. He is without a doubt one of the greatest innovators at work today within the fashion industry, however his work and individual personality aren't always understood (he did refer to Kate Moss's collaboration with TopShop as...

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...

In this video, Chalayan shares some of his inspiration behind his work for the high-fashion, function-influenced collaborative brand as well as his experience working with PUMA and in the design world in general – citing his dalliances with art, retail architecture and other creative...

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...

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...

Written by Adele Booth 22.07.2011 The problem is that Hussein Chalayan is an anthropologist at heart. And generally speaking, anthropologists don't excel in business (the hunger for social analysis can kinda get in the way on that score!) Fashion for this Turkish-Cypriot designer has been...

we'll see how it goes! Does it make you want to once again incorporate that performance element into your own fashion shows? Hussein Chalayan: I've done it so many times before in the 90s and 00s. Sometimes that performance aspect can be distracting. Then people think it's about that. You...

 

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