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Chalayan Aw15

In the 90s Hussein Chalayan gained notoriety for his pioneering use of grand over-arching theme as schema within his work. Today he maintains that legacy by subtle application of the same categorical approach. 70 more words


Thursday Throwback: Hussein Chalayan Spring 2010 Ready-to-Wear...

His aim: To evoke a leisures, civilized lifestyle –or as he put it, “The fantasy we all have of being able to not work.”

Hussein reinstated minimalism with his stripped-down jackets and vest with dropped, sculpture lapels and cut-out zones for an elegant, adult audience, somewhere warm and expensive :) 38 more words

What is a Fashion Show?

“That is the danger of putting on a show. The runway is a theater — this, by now, is well established. But it’s one that can easily eclipse its own point, which is, at least nominally, to show some new clothes. 343 more words


Eternally Fashionable Istanbul

During the Easter holidays – which seem a very long time ago now – I visited Istanbul, a city that first captured my imagination and sparked my historical curiosity when I studied the Byzantine empire at university. 320 more words

History Of Fashion

Amikor a sci-fi és az haute couture frigyre lép: futurisztikus technológiák a divatban

A divatra mindig is jellemző volt egyfajta drasztikus újítási vágy és előremutatás mind a formavilágot, mind a kivitelezés módját tekintve. Akár a futurizmusra, akár korunk markáns technikai újításaira gondolunk, számtalan példát találhatunk, melyek forradalmi újításokként reflektálnak a technológiai, társadalmi és művészeti változásokra. 941 more words


Morbid fashion

Recently i came across an interesting exhibition that is currently open in Lintz Art Museum, Austria.
“Love and Loss. Fashion and Mortality” deals with fashion´s everlasting game with transience. 650 more words