Anne Sofie Madsen wins Swarowski Collective Programme Past recipients include Alexander McQueen, Jean Paul Gaultier, Proenza Schouler, Jason Wu, Rodarte, Alexander Wang, Hussein Chalayan, Viktor&Rolf, Christopher Kane, Vivienne Westwood and Mary Katrantzou – not a bad group to be mentioned with. Congratulations to Anne Sofie Madsen, who you can...
Techstyle fashion design, indie clothing, style, beauty There was a suit with embedded lighting and Hussein Chalayan's robotic outfits where parts of the dress could move on their own.
Other embellishment techniques included intricate digital printing from Alexander McQueen and Mary Katrantzou. Laser-cutting was showcased beautifully in a Manish...
The Menswear Designers Who Are Going To Own 2016
Hussein Chalayan has been something of a linchpin within the British fashion industry; while avoiding the corporate drive of McQueen and Burberry, the man landed himself an MBE in 2006 – if you get a royal seal of approval, it's likely that you're pretty good at your nine-to-five.
Attempting Utopia Hint Fashion Magazine
Bea Szenfeld (2015)
Gypsy Sport (2015)
Walter Van Beirendonck (2005)
Viktor & Rolf (2005)
Nadine Goepfert (2013)
Jolan van der Wiel for Iris van Herpen
Alexander McQueen (2007)
Rick Owens (2014)
Fashion Week Got You Coats That Disintegrate in the Rain, You're Welcome Yet there are noteworthy moments like today when water-soluble coats actually dissolve to reveal a glittering frock at Hussein Chalayan's Paris Fashion Week show at the Palais des Beaux-Arts.
Two models stood for this major statement in crinkly paper looking white coats, while water rained...
Hussein Chalayan Commits to Vionnet"
Chalayan joins at an important point in the brand's growth trajectory, just a couple of weeks before the opening of the Paris store on Rue Francois 1er, around the corner from the Paris flagships (maisons) of Chanel and Louis Vuitton. A New York store will follow, which Ashkenazi hopes...
Archimode at the Villa NoaillesArchitects and fashion designers find similarities in their discipline: they all build and have to think of the place of the human body and its environment within their designs- Hussein Chalayan likes to repeat how much 'fashion is the architecture of the body'. And of course, when fashion...
When a Fashion Line From an Oil Tycoon Is Worse Than Kanye West Critics hate what Vionnet has become, but the signature Grecian style has actually evolved well with designer Hussein Chalayan at the helm. Interestingly, designer Madeleine Vionnet was born poor. She was a seamstress turned trained bias cut master who took drastic measures to protect the...
A Minimalist's Guide To Menswear
Wang is particularly clever in his use of textiles, often mixing wool and leather to break up the dominance of the black palette:
Hussein Chalayan, although certainly not as commercially 'street' as Wang, melds a modern minimalist aesthetic with vintage sportswear.
Despite having earned...
How technology is being used in fashion
Technology and fashion have in fact been on a collision course since around 2007, when designer Hussein Chalayan came up with a 'video dress' incorporating 15,000 LEDs in its fabric. Now, wearable technology is really taking off and the public has access to innumerable pieces of kit to...
Sending out an S
Barrech is seeking to join an impressive pantheon of designers who have done this in the past – Alexander McQueen, Hussein Chalayan, Rei Kawakubo, Vivienne Westwood to name but a few. And there's no getting away from the shades of Raf that can be seen in Barrech's work. But what was...
Future Past: Part 2 Style Bubble
We're back to subdued settings as, Vionnet's demi-couture line by Hussein Chalayan whispered at you with its floor length pleats through hoops, gowns snaked with cube-structured spine and knotted bath-robe strapless gowns. The press release talks loftily about opposing forces. I saw...
Hussein Chalayan To Relaunch Menswear Line
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...
Steven Tai: Finalist 2014 ANDAM Fashion AwardPARIS, May 27, 2014/ — Having graduated from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) as a Bachelor of Commerce and subsequently a Bachelor of Arts at Central Saint Martins (London), Steven Tai honed his skills as a designer for a variety of companies including Hussein Chalayan, Bless,...
I teach therefore I dress It was perhaps this last point that meant Wilson was able to push those she taught to find their own voice, as evidenced in an alumnus list that includes Roksanda Ilincic, Alexander McQueen, Hussein Chalayan and Christopher Kane.
Still from ShowStudio interview with Wilson on 15 February...
Asia Fashion Summit 2014Hussein Chalayan in conversation with Colin McDowell during last year's Asia Fashion Summit
The Audi Fashion Festival opened last evening with the Prabal Gugung show but there will be no rest this week. We're starting our day bright and early at the Asia Fashion Summit 2014. It's the fifth...
Tumble Jumble Style Bubble) but it is no understatement to say that this 1,500 piece collection spanning the 70s to the 90s is a proper goldmine – Issey Miyake, Comme des Garcons, Alaia, Kenzo, Thierry Mugler, Antony Price, Hussein Chalayan, Jean Paul Gaultier, Vivienne Westwood – it's ALL going on and some of it,...
Worn Through " Forever the Explorer: Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore! review These included McQueen, Hussein Chalayan, Julien Macdonald, Philip Treacy, Stella Tennant and Sophie Dahl.
It was hard not to disagree with the NYTimeswho suggested this was an exhibition as much about the designers nurtured by Blow as it was a celebration and insight into her own...
Why Was Lady Gaga Wearing This Headpiece At Hearst Castle?
And in another, dancers wear bubble swim caps reminiscent of Gaga's iconic Fame Ball tour bubble dress—a knockoff of a Hussein Chalayan design—back in the days when the singer couldn't afford runway creations and had to copy them.
Lady Gaga's dancers filming at Hearst...
Graphic, Novel: Chalayan Fall 2014 Hint Fashion Magazine Well, Hussein Chalayan made it the theme for his fall collection — in the least sexually provocative way possible, of course.
The collection commenced with a slathering of prints — geometrical and subdued in color. Silhouettes were boxy, from the angular blazers to shin-grazing pencil...