Hussein Chalayan is one of the most innovative, experimental, and conceptual fashion designers working today. He was born in Cyprus in 1970 and moved to England with his family in 1978. He studied Fashion Design at Central Saint Martins in London. Chalayan is known for integrating technology into his designs and using inventive materials. He lives in London and shows his collections in Paris. His work has been featured in numerous museum exhibitions internationally, and he has twice been named the British Designer of the Year. In 2006, he was awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire.
Hussein Chalayan was published by Rizzoli in September 2011. It was edited by Robert Violette and spans the continuum of Chalayan's innovative and groundbreaking fashion design career.
Hussein Chalayan is featured in Edition: Rizzoli: Fashion