Hussein Chalayan: From Fashion and Back
21 JANUARY 2009 – 17 MAY 2009
From Fashion and Back was the first comprehensive presentation of Hussein Chalayan’s work in the UK. Fully established at the forefront of contemporary fashion design, the twice named “British Designer of the Year,” Hussein Chalayan, is renowned for his innovative use of materials, meticulous pattern cutting and progressive attitudes to new technology. Spanning fifteen years of experimental projects, the exhibition explored Hussein Chalayan’s creative approach, his inspirations and the many themes which influence his work such as cultural identity, displacement and migration.
Images courtesy of Design Museum. Photographer Luke Hayes