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Hussein Chalayan

  1. The Mad-Scientist Designer Making Clothes From a Single ThreadDesigner Jeanne Vicerial is pushing the limits of what we consider fashion.
  2. future perfect
    The Future of Fashion Never Looks How We Imagine It WillFashion’s predictions — beyond next season’s hemlines — rarely come true.
  3. Hussein Chalayan’s High-Fashion Take on Wearable TechnologyThe designer who’s making Jetsons fantasies realities.
  4. statement clothing
    Hussein Chalayan Put Burka-Print Dresses on the RunwayHussein Chalayan makes a statement.
  5. review
    Robin Givhan: Paris Fashion Week Begins With a WhimperYet Dries Van Noten (and a few others) deliver a bit of a bang.
  6. Hussein Chalayan to Show Collection for Vionnet This MonthSurprise! His demi-couture collection will be ready by January 21.
  7. notes from a fashion director
    Amy Larocca’s Paris Fashion Dispatch, Days Three and FourThe weekend brings mink-lined Birkenstocks at Celine, Momofuku cookies at Kenzo, and mouse-eared kitten heels at Louboutin.
  8. fashion history
    The 50 Most Scandalous Dresses in HistoryFrom Gaga’s meat dress to Eve’s fig leaf.
  9. notes from a fashion director
    Amy Larocca’s Paris Fashion Week Dispatch, No. 3The fashion director awaits an announcement at the Dior show, gets stuck behind a pillar at Hussein Chalayan, and is showered with cupcakes and champagne at Lanvin.
  10. loose threads
    Chalayan’s New Elements; Essence’s Whitney CoverPlus, a solid-gold Hermès handbag, and more fashion news.
  11. first looks
    Slideshow: Preview the Gorgeous Images in the New Book Minimalism and FashionThe book traces minimalism from the sixties to today, and the pictures are awesome.
  12. london fashion week
    Are Corporate Fashion-Show Sponsors Stifling Creativity in London?Or maybe it’s all those personal-style blogs.
  13. loose threads
    Soon You Can Shop Zara Online; Tom Ford Hires Women’s Shoe ConsultantAlso, model Catherine McNeil has quite a few pages in September’s Australian ‘Vogue.’
  14. model tracker
    Jac Is Paris Fashion Week’s Top ModelThe runways in Paris were filled with unexpected surprises and some very special appearances, but Jac came out on top.
  15. we dream of live streams
    London Fashion Week to Stream Live OnlineThat means every show being held in the official venue.
  16. money matters
    Hussein Chalayan Buys Back His Label From PumaHe sold it less than two years ago.
  17. model tracker
    Freja Beha Is Paris Fashion Week’s Top ModelParis Fashion Week usually births an emerging runway star, but this season was overrun with the tried-and-true favorites.
  18. awkward publicity
    Estrella Archs Is Ungaro’s New Designer, You KnowShe hasn’t gotten much attention in the Lindsay Lohan era, but she deserves it.
  19. collaboration station
    Hussein Chalayan’s New Puma Line Ideal for Airport SecurityHe can’t exactly make furniture that morphs into dresses at Puma prices.
  20. look of the day
    Chanel Iman and Amber Rose Face OffWhose personal style do you like more?
  21. life is unfair
    Hussein Chalayan ‘Weirded Out’ by Models Who Design ClothesBut who hasn’t struggled with these feelings?
  22. mobama watch
    Michelle Obama Wears Hussein Chalayan!And color us shocked.
  23. trends
    Fall Trends: The Boyfriend Jacket Is BackBigger, boxier, and sexier.
  24. trends
    Fall Trends: Pants Are So Last YearBoots up to there are the shoe to wear.
  25. trends
    Fall Trends: More Leather Than EverCue your inner biker: Leather is the skin of the season.
  26. just pants
    Does It Matter If Lady Gaga’s Bubble Dress Is a Hussein Chalayan Knockoff?The ‘Times’ says yes. We say no.
  27. shoe porn
    Paris Shoes Were the Highlight of the SeasonFrom thigh-high to fur-trimmed to gravity-defying pairs, the shoes in Paris were nothing short of amazing. Here are our favorites.
  28. trends
    Has Fashion Defied the Hemline Index?The fall collections were full of micro-minis, plunging necklines, bodysuits, and slits up to there. Not exactly what we were expecting.
  29. three’s a trend
    Thigh-High Boots Convince Us Pants Are Out for 2009Thigh-high boots emerged as the hot shoe for fall, landing so far up the leg they doubled as leg warmers.
  30. loose threads
    Hedi Slimane Still Mulling a Return to Fashion Design; Anna Wintour Visits Henry HollandAlso, Hussein Chalayan is collaborating with J Brand, and Carine Roitfeld wears burgeoning label Altuzarra.
  31. quotables
    Alexandra Shulman Foresees a New Fashion GenerationThe last time the economy went south, McQueen, McCartney, and Chalayan bubbled up.
  32. loose threads
    Menswear Prices Dip; Prada Launches Cell PhoneAlso a Hussein Chalayan exhibit will open in London next year, and Heidi Klum poses with a prize-winning cow.
  33. The Best of Paris: Our Top Twenty LooksParis Fashion Week just wrapped, and we can’t contain ourselves. The clothes! The colors! The drama! Oh the French, they always know how to deliver.
  34. behind the scenes
    Video: Silicone Dresses at Hussein ChalayanHussein Chalayan’s spring collection was a sight to behold: spiked silicone dresses, perfectly still models, and a rotating stage. Artist Jeremy Kost got all this on film.
  35. behind the scenes
    Video: Music Rehearsal at Hussein ChalayanJeremy Kost caught the action in Paris before the spring 2009 show. And it doesn’t involve a D.J. or band.
  36. behind the scenes
    Video: Chanel Iman Backstage at Hussein ChalayanArtist Jeremy Kosts captures Chanel Iman showing off her arsenal of poses.
  37. trends
    Spring Colors Are to Dye ForDip dyes, tie-dyes, and ombre offer new ways to channel dainty, feminine colors without looking like an Easter egg.
  38. loose threads
    Hussein Chalayan Launches Footwear! Couture Shows Rage OnChalayan will launch footwear for fall ‘09, critics heart Armani couture, and Alessandra Fachinetti’s couture collection for Valentino debuts.
  39. cult of personality
    Heather Mills Blows Her Stash on Vegan ShoesIf you won $48.6 million in your divorce settlement from Paul McCartney, what would you spend it on? We’d probably make like Heather Mills and start by blowing some of the stash on shoes. But we’re not vegans like Mills.
  40. first looks
    Video: Inside Shane&Shawn, Nolita’s Newest Shoe StoreWe’ve been treated to a video tour of Shane&Shawn, Mulberry Street’s sparkling new shoe boutique and home to Shane and Shawn Ward’s eponymous line of men’s and women’s shoes.
  41. loose threads
    Tom Brady May Model Skivvies for Calvin Klein!• Tom Brady may be the next Calvin Klein underwear model. (Please, God, let it be so.) Kimora Lee Simmons’s main squeeze, Djimon Honsou, is the label’s current bod of choice. [NYP]
  42. first looks
    New From Paris: Givenchy’s Bling, Lacroix’s Mops, and Valentino sans Valentino• Givenchy showed some bling and interesting, sexy jackets. • The look at Christian Lacroix was ladies who lunch meets rock and roll meets … a black mop.
  43. 21 questions
    Model Karolina Kurkova Really Loves Green Juice Name: Karolina Kurkova Age: 22 Job: Model Neighborhood: Tribeca Who’s your favorite New Yorker, living or dead, real or fictional? The Statue of Liberty. What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in New York? Pure Food & Wine’s Raw Tiramisu — it’s the most amazing I’ve ever had. In one sentence, what do you actually do all day in your job? Create fantasy.