Wednesday, April 20, 2011

In Pictures: Hussein Chalayan

As a new book explores the work of London's most experimental designer, Hussein Chalayan, we take a look at some of his most iconic creations.

A model wears the 'coffee table skirt' during London Fashion week in February 2000.

Hussein Chalayan slashed full-length burkas to mini skirts and then even shoulder-length in 1996.

A red poppy print dress, 2000.

Stella Tennant has her mouth propped open with a tooth pick whilst walking at Hussein Chalayan's show in 1996.

A dress made of LED lights from the autumn/winter 2007 Hussein Chalayan collection.

Erin O'Connor models a pink ball-like dress from the spring/summer 2000 collection.

A 'morphing' dress which changed shape during the show from his iconic spring/summer 2007 collection.

A model wearing a hooded creation from the autumn/winter 2007 show.

A dress from the spring/summer 2009 'Mermaid' collection.

A dress made of bubbles, from the spring/summer 2007 collection.

(Daily Telegraph U.K.)

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