It's a good time to be in London. One of Chalayan's "fashion as furniture" pieces. British Cypriot Hussein Chalayan has just opened an exhibition at the London Design Museum, showcasing 37 of his his "most monumental pieces." Chalayan told the UK's Telegraph that "From Fashion and Back," his new exhibition, is "truly cross-disciplinary, and intentionally stripped down to really show off the aspects that people don't normally get to see."Perhaps Chalayan's work is really where it belongs--in...Read Full Story
Honoree Hussein Chalayan attends the Fashion Group International's 24th Annual Night of Stars on October 25, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images Entertainment) Can a man who made dresses that moonlighted as chairs be a serious contendener in the American retail market? Puma AG seems to think so. Earlier this year the company put their money on it in a major investment in Hussein Chalayan. (Photo courtesy of www.seihin.com)Chalayan told Women's Wear Daily...Read Full Story
Hussein Chalayan is a fashion designer known for his avant-garde garments. Born in Nicosia, Cyprus he graduated from Central Saint Martins with a degree in fashion in 1993.