Posts Tagged ‘Hussein Chalayan’

I am into Turkey right now.  My favorite historical world power is the Ottoman Empire, my favorite writer is Orhan Pamuk and my favorite fashion designer is Hussein Chalayan.  This is the man who brought us laser fashion (as seen above) and has talked on the record about technology as fashion’s final frontier.  He is the type of artist who contemplates multiple disciplines when creating his work–anthropology, art, psychology, and music, to name a few.  In an interview with the Guardian he was asked how he would like to be remembered.  His response: “ As someone who created bridges between alien worlds.” Me too, Mr. Chalayan.  Though my desire might be more literal than metaphorical.

Chalayan’s show is up at Lisson in London through October 2.

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